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International Financial Analysis

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21 st rank

2020 Financial Times « Global Masters In Finance programmes » Ranking

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Stéphane Fourneaux, PhD, EMBA

Head of the International Financial Analysis programme – Financial management and strategy option

Control disruptive and strategic financial management.

Programme presentation 

The International Financial Analysis programme trains financial analysts with a 360° managerial perspective on international finance who are able to function in unstable and complex environments

The techniques taught in the programme explain and clarify the reality of various businesses in order to establish a rigorous financial assessment framework and trace value creation for banks, investors, manufacturers and the company itself.

The pedagogy employs a comprehensive interactive blend of professors and professionals with permanent simulations and role-playing scenarios.

Lastly, because the corporate world must adapt to changes and risks, the programme includes extra-financial elements and soft skills that round out the financial analysis curriculum.

5 good reasons to join the programme

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    A programme awarded with a 2020 Financial Times “Global Masters in Finance” ranking: 21st place (+ 4 places) – 6th in France

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    A programme with 15 years of experience teaching a 360° cross-functional and holistic approach to all the elements in the value chain and their interactions

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    Close cooperation between renowned businesses and professionals and perfect integration of financial and extra-financial knowledge

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    Complete blending of finance professionals and professors (trading room course), permanent co-construction between the professional and academic worlds

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    Access to an active global alumni network

Advanced Masters in International Financial Analysis: 10th anniversary celebrated in 2016
During a gala evening event with Jacques de Larosière as the guest of honour.

Programme objectives

First programme labelled by Finance for Tomorrow and partner of NEOMA Business School, the branch of the Paris EUROPLACE association, whose mission is to make green and sustainable finance a driving force in the development of the Paris Financial Centre, reinforces the modules dedicated to green and sustainable finance, in particular by consolidating the interventions of professionals in the sector.

The programme focuses on a solid academic curriculum taught by professors on the cutting edge of techniques, coupled with a strong dimension of practical knowledge through workshops given by recognised specialists and professionals from all banking, financial and market sectors.

By entering our programme, you will develop the key skills needed to have a career in financial analysis through a curriculum recognised in the world of international finance.

LIST OF COMMON CORE COURSES
  • Marchés & Environnement
  • Comptabilité financière & normes internationales
  • Finance Entrepreneuriale
  • Fin Tech
  • Théorie financière & Evaluation
  • Leadership seminar & Individual Trajectory
LIST OF COURSES BASED ON OPTION SELECTED
FULL-TIME ASSET MANAGEMENT AND EVALUATION OPTION
Emphasis on markets, banks, investment funds, etc.
PART-TIME FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY OPTION
Emphasis on companies, auditing firms, etc.
  • Politique et analyse financières
  • Corporate Finance et M&A
  • Programming in Finance
  • Wealth Management & Real Estate
  • Ethique Gouvernance & Compliance
  • CFA Preparation
  • Study Tour
  • Stratégies financières
  • Finance & Trésorerie
  • Gestion des risques
  • Innovation et ingénierie financière
  • Diagnostic et contrôle financiers
  • Techniques de consolidation
  • Performance & Négociation

Professional thesis

Based on a business problem, the thesis marks the end of the programme with a practical application of the acquired skills and concepts. An academic tutor supervises the thesis over several stages and points (methodology, progress report, etc.) before its final submission and oral defence.

Programme highlights

FULL-TIME ASSET MANAGEMENT AND EVALUATION OPTION

  • Study Tour in New York

Immersed in the heart of the financial world, students meet portfolio managers, hedge fund presidents and visit global financial institutions.

  • Financial manager courses

Through a partnership with Finance for Tomorrow (in addition to the partnership with SFAF), students will take a course in green finance.

  • Trading-room simulations

Professionals with trading-room positions in large banking establishments share their trading practices and technical knowledge with the students.

  • Professional certifications

CFA Level 1, AMF, Bloomberg, CIIA

PART-TIME FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY OPTION

  • Using inverted pedagogy for fundamental courses

Before the courses, students will acquire knowledge and skills through different tools and mediums: documents, e-learning, podcasts, and more. During the course period, they will apply the concepts and knowledge by reviewing problem-set solutions. This type of pedagogy encourages student interaction and cooperation.

  • A pedagogy founded on “Learning by doing” to master different forms of expertise

Emphasising experience-based learning, this approach helps develop the ability to learn and grow in uncertain environments. This learning combines methods, knowledge and experience through simulations, serious game, case studies, roleplaying, hackathon, etc.

  • Corporate meetings

Conferences are organised in collaboration with companies and professionals. They deal with subjects such as financial communication, individual shareholding, FinTech, etc. These meetings offer an opportunity to talk with conference speakers and listen to them share their experiences.

Key figures

There is a great deal of thematic overlapping between the curriculum and the major players in international finance, which guarantees you permanent employability with a recognised degree.

87%* of students found a job in less than 3 months

Average pre-tax wages : €50,000 per year

* Graduates 2020 survey

Targeted professions

Asset management and evaluation option

Become a certified financial analyst with a real ethical foundation, able to manage in an unstable and complex environment!

  • Financial analysts (Sell-side, Buy-side, Corporate)
  • Credit analysts
  • Risk analysts (Risk controllers and managers)
  • Fund analysts
  • Asset managers
  • International funding positions
  • Forex, rates, treasury (specialists and traders)
  • Private equity, M&A
  • Audit-Consulting
  • Financial engineers

Financial management and strategy option

Become a specialised corporate financial analyst who manages the balance between technical skills and soft skills!

  • Financial and administrative director
  • Treasury manager
  • Management controller
  • Import/export financing manager
  • Merger/acquisition manager
  • Financial reporting manager
  • Project head

Close ties with the professional world

NEOMA Business School and the Advanced Masters International Financial Analysis maintain close ties with major financial institutions.

AMUNDI – AXA – AXELTIS – BBVA – BPCE – BNP PARIBAS – BOUYGUES CONSTRUCTION – CIC – CFAO – CGI FRANCE – CREDIT AGRICOLE – ECOLAB – EDF – EY – CANAL+ – GROUPAMA – GROHE – HSBC – KEPLER – LA FINANCIERE TIEPOLO – LYXOR – MANSARTIS – MOET HENNESSY – NATIXIS – EURONEXT – ODDO & CIE – PWC – ROTHSCHILD – SOCIETE GENERALE – SANOFI AVENTIS – SFR – STATE STREET – TELFRANCE – THALES – TOTAL – VEOLIA

Admissions

The International Financial Analysis programme is intended for students or professionals from financial departments in all types of industries who want to specialise or earn a dual-skills degree.

We select enthusiastic participants who want to acquire hard skills in financial analysis and enhance their soft skills (creativity, leadership). We help them cultivate their particular qualities that set them apart and develop their ability to learning and be creative. We also put emphasis on their personal development, their communication skills and their critical-thinking abilities. We look for the right balance between technical skills, soft skills, ethics and sustainability.

Eligibility

Entry level Year 1 Year 2 Degree
Master’s Degree/four-year Bachelor’s degree + three years of professional experience/four-year Bachelor’s degree (30% of class)*   Part-time Advanced Masters (AM) Advanced Masters (AM) accredited by the “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles”
Four-year Bachelor’s degree or three-year Bachelor’s + three years of professional experience   Part-Time Master of Science Master of Science / Level-7 RNCP certification
After a three-year Bachelor’s degree** Preparatory Year Part-Time Master of Science Master of Science / Level-7 RNCP certification

*We accept applications from students holding one of the following diplomas :

  • Engineering degree accredited by the « Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur » (CTI list)
  • Degree from a Management School accredited to deliver the national « Grade de Master » (CEFDG list)
  • Postgraduate degree accredited by university authorities (DEA, DESS, Master’s degree, etc.) or a professional Master diploma
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, for students with at least three years of professional experience.
  • Level-7 RNCP certification
  • International degree equivalent to the required French degrees noted above

**3-year Bachelor’s degree : via the Preparatory year only for Part-Time Financial Management and Strategy option

This programme is accessible to people with disability.

Apply

Part-Time Financial Management and Strategy option

You need to fill out the application online.

You must include the required documents:

  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Marks from your last two academic years
  • Level of English*

*If the applicant does not have results from an English exam, the recruitment manager can have the applicant take an online test. 

The selection jury will decide on an applicant’s admissibility after reviewing their application.

The applications must be finalised no later than ten days before the date of the interview.

Full-Time Asset Management and Evaluation option

You need to fill out the application online.

You must include the required documents:

  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Marks from your academic years
  • Level of English (IELTS 6 or equivalent)

Calendar

Part-Time Financial Management and Strategy option

  • Thursday 25th March
  • Thursday 22nd April
  • Thursday 6th, 19th and 27th May
  • Thursday 10th and 24th June
  • Thursdays 8th and 22nd July

Application fees: €100

Full-Time Asset Management and Evaluation option

Recruitment is carried out on a rolling admissions basis. However, given the limited number of places, candidates are advised to apply as early as possible.

The application form can be completed online.

Application fees: €100

For more information, contact our international team:

Min WU
South East Asia

International Promotion and Admissions Manager

+33 2 32 82 17 76 LinkedIn Make an appointment
Katie FISHER
Western Europe, USA & Canada

International Promotion and Admissions Manager

+33 3 26 77 47 22 LinkedIn Make an appointment
Mariceli BLIN
Africa & Middle East

International Promotion and Admissions Manager

+ 33 2 32 82 58 55 LinkedIn Make an appointment
Xiaotong POIRREE
Eastern Europe & Central Asia

International Promotion and Admissions Manager

+33 2 32 82 17 40 LinkedIn Make an appointment
Anya Angélica CÁRDENAS
Latin America

Key figures

  • 87% Hiring rate in less than three months

  • €50k per year Gross average salary

Practical information

  • Format:

    Full-Time - Asset management and evaluation option / Part-Time - Financial management and strategy option

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Tuition fees:

    €16,900

  • Campus:

    Paris, Reims

  • Teaching language:

    French

  • Course start date:

    October 2021

  • Entry level:

    From 3-Year Bachelor's degree to Master's degree (see Admissions tab)

  • Degree awarded:

    RNCP Registered Level 7 Qualification and according to the chosen course Advanced Master (AM) accredited by the "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles" or Master of Science

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21 st rank

2020 Financial Times « Global Masters In Finance programmes » Ranking

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Practical information

  • Practical information
    • Format:

      Full-Time - Asset management and evaluation option / Part-Time - Financial management and strategy option

    • Duration:

      12 months

    • Tuition fees:

      0€

    • Campus:

      Paris, Reims

    • Teaching language:

      French

    • Course start date:

      October 2021

    • Entry level:

      From 3-Year Bachelor's degree to Master's degree (see Admissions tab)

    • Degree awarded:

      RNCP Registered Level 7 Qualification and according to the chosen course Advanced Master (AM) accredited by the "Conférence des Grandes Ecoles" or Master of Science