The curriculum of the Major in Corporate Finance is designed to ensure and support the progressive professional and personal growth of students who benefit from a productive learning experience: lessons, case studies, group work sessions, and a high-level faculty comprised of both academics and professionals.
During the Master’s Degree Programme, students receive constant support from the Career Service Office that helps them increase their employability and find a curricular internship.
The induction week is an introductive week to the Major in Corporate Finance during which students can settle in and familiarise themselves with life on campus. Ice-breaking labs, seminars, workshops, and presentations allow students to meet their classmates and get a better idea of the services offered by Luiss Business School, as well as curricular and extracurricular activities.
General management courses aim to give all students the necessary business management foundations in order to better understand new concepts that are introduced during the core and advanced courses. The general management courses provide students with an overview that is highly useful upon entering the job market.
- Corporate Strategy
- Compliance and Risk Management
- Financial Management
- Quantitative Methods for Finance
The core courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this major. These courses provide students with the key principles and skills they need to better understand their chosen sector.
- Corporate Finance
- Advanced Accounting for Finance
- Financial Ratio Analysis
- Planning and Control
- Capital Markets
- Trade Finance
- Measuring and driving performance
The advanced courses provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of the financial environment, so as to adopt a more practical approach.
- Business Valuation Methods
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Corporate Banking
- Private Equity and Venture Capital
- Business Restructuring
- Financial Risk Management
- Valuing and Structuring a Merger
- Bloomberg Financial Lab
- Fundamentals of Economics
- ESG for Finance seminar
- Fintech in the era of AI
The Experiences are “experiential” activities, structured over a single day or several days, which ensure the improvement of analytical thinking combined with a real practical attitude.
- Services of transaction support at a tier one consulting firm or an investment bank
Learning labs focus on personal development. During the programme, students develop cross-functional and soft skills by attending sessions to cultivate intellectual flexibility, develop problem solving skills, learn to adapt in diverse situations and refine cross-cultural awareness.
The curricular internship is generally done at the end of the Major in Corporate Finance and represents an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience, coming into direct contact with professionals working in the industry. The Career Service Office supports students in their search for internship opportunities, thus helping to broaden their career prospects and giving them the possibility to acquire the necessary work experience, both increasing and improving their skills while expanding their business network.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Financial Management – Major in Corporate Finance lasts 12 months and is divided in 4 terms.
Term 1: September-December 2024
Term 2: January-March 2025
Term 3: April-June/July 2025
Term 4: Internship
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