Objectives of the Major in Corporate Finance
Today, the strategic role of Corporate Finance has become increasingly important due to the greater attention that managers dedicate to raising capital, financial planning, risk management and investment activities.
The Major in Corporate Finance prepares students to deal with complex financial challenges, providing solid technical knowledge and skills as well as the transversal competencies required in the current financial environment. Participants will acquire a thorough knowledge of the conceptual and empirical tools needed to respond to emerging financial challenges.
The aim of the programme is to shape young professionals who want to pursue a career in corporate finance divisions of large firms, in investment banking divisions of financial institutions or in financial consulting firms.
Students will be given the opportunity of choosing to attend some of the master’s courses in Amsterdam. The specific periods of abroad attendance will be defined upon the student’s admission.
Diploma and ECTS
The Master in Financial Management – Major in Corporate Finance is a one-year Master of Science equivalent to “Master Universitario di I livello” in accordance with the Italian university system. It provides students with at least 60 ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. At the end of the Programme, the Master’s Diploma “Master Universitario di I livello” will be conferred to participants who have passed exams or others assessment tests envisaged in the study program.
Target audience of the Major in Corporate Finance
The Major in Corporate Finance is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon — with a BA or a MS in Economics or other scientific disciplines.
The programme puts students on career paths in a wide range of organisations in positions such as:
- Company Treasurer
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Trader
- Investment Banker
- Lending Manager
- Private Equity Manager
Direction and Coordination
Samuel Vigne Full Professor of Finance, Luiss Business School
Carlo Ferro, President, Italian Trade Agency and Adjunct Professor, Luiss Business School
Alfio Torrisi, Professor of Practice – Finance, Luiss Business School
The program is taught in English.