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Master in Finance

A step forward for your career in finance

The Master in Finance develops business leaders with sound knowledge of financial markets and an avant-garde approach in global business. The program is distinguished by the balance it offers with the acquisition of expertise knowledge of the financial sector and the strengthening of analytical and management skills highly recognized in the professional field.

This program promotes an innovative financial vision, based on the use of sophisticated technological tools that enable a deep and comprehensive financial analysis, which in turn supports strategic business decision-making. This vision is supplemented by a broad sense of responsible and ethical leadership, with the objective of creating trust in financial agents and institutions, maintaining a global and sustainable perspective of organizations.

Format:  Full-time or Part-time

Duration: 1.5-2.5 years

Program start: 

  • January
  • April
  • September

Languages: Spanish, with some classes in English

Years of experience required: 2 years

The program for financial leaders with global vision.

Differentiators

#1 Maestría en Finanzas en México y América Latina

#1 Master in Finance in Mexico and Latin America

Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2016-2017

Concentrations in three specialty areas

Concentrations in three specialty areas, which allow you to personalize your Master in Finance in collaboration with global academic partners.

Program accredited by Conacyt

Program accredited by Conacyt as part of the National Quality Postgraduate Program (PNPC), a Mexican organization that recognizes the academic quality of the program.

Opportunity to be certified by the CFA Institute

Opportunity to be certified by the CFA Institute as a Charter Finance Analyst CFA® and by the American Academy of Financial Management AAFM® as a Master Financial Professional.

Executive format

Executive format: flexibility that allows you to balance your professional and personal success.

Diverse and flexible international executive experiences

Diverse and flexible international executive experiences in prestigious business schools of our powerful global network.

International faculty

International faculty with a strong academic background and broad professional experience in strategic levels of companies, consultancy firms and financial institutions.

Powerful global network of strategic contacts

Powerful global network of strategic contacts through the EXATEC-EGADE Business School Association.

Global Experience

Acquire a truly global business vision

The Master in Finance will open doors to a global network of contacts from several industries, sectors and countries, and to multiple networking opportunities, which will help you build enduring and beneficial mutual relationships to take your professional career to the next level.

We have more than 50 international academic agreements with leading universities and business schools for double-degree and joint-degree programs, international professional certification and possibilities for study on four continents:

Double-degree

Acquire a global business perspective, build international networks and get your degree from EGADE Business School and other prestigious business schools worldwide.

International exchange programs

Experience an academic period abroad and learn from immersion in new cultures, as well as from academic and professional contexts from other renowned universities around the world.

International courses

Live an international experience through intensive courses given at leading partner universities around the world.

Global Network for Advanced Management

EGADE Business School is a founding partner and only business school in Mexico of to the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) network, led by Yale School of Management and in which 29 international business schools participate.

  • Global Network Courses: The SNOC (Small Network Online Courses) courses bring together a select group of students from the GNAM network to collaborate on projects and discuss current business trends.

Format and concentration areas

The program that boosts your financial career

The Master in Finance is a 1.5 to 2.5 years long program delivered in a full-time or part-time format. The admissions periods are in January, April and September of each year.

This financial program offers a truly unique financial experience along with a comprehensive educational model that combines academic excellence and workshop-based practice to develop expertise knowledge in financial areas, as well as the management and leadership skills needed to succeed in the global context.

Master in Finance

Curriculum

Foundation Courses

6 units

Strategic Economics for Finance

Managerial Analysis for Financial Information

Statistical Foundations for Finance

Mathematical Foundations for Finance

Capstone Courses

6 units

Corporate Governance and Ethics

Corporate Sustainability

Negotiation Skills

Communication Skills

Basic Courses

12 units

Financial Econometrics

Macrofinance

International Financial Analysis

Asset Valuation

Core Courses

12 units

Financial Modeling

Modern Corporate Finance

Investments

Derivatives and Risk Management

Concentration Areas

12 units

Elective I

Elective II

Elective III

Finance Project

The only Master in Finance in Latin America adaptable to your professional goals

The Master in Finance allows you to be the leader of your own academic path through concentration courses focused on three specialty areas taught by professors with ample leadership, consulting, and research experience in the areas of the specializations. These are complemented, in a broad practical and relevant sense, with an applied project where students are not only able to apply the financial competences obtained, but also develop business strategies with an important financial component.

The areas of concentration of the Master of Finance are:

STRATEGIC CORPORATE FINANCE

Concentration available in Mexico City and Monterrey.


Prepares students to take an active role in the creation of value within the company, the development of competencies in financial analysis and the formulation and evaluation of strategic investment, as well as financing and risk management options in a highly competitive and uncertain global environment.

The courses include:

Global Financial Strategy

Advanced Economic Engineering

Mergers and Acquisition

BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Concentration available in Mexico City and Monterrey.


Introduces students to the understanding of high value added services required by companies and individuals, given the diversity and varying degrees of sophistication of financial transactions in the global market.

The courses include:

Microfinance Management

Banking Management

Fundamentals of Credit Analysis

FINANCIAL RISKS AND MARKETS

Concentration available in Mexico City and Monterrey.


Offers managers and directors a deep knowledge of the concepts, practices and tools needed for professional management of investment portfolios. This course explores the management of market risk, credit and liquidity of instruments and operations that intermediaries manage in money, capital and derivatives markets.

The courses include:

Debt Instruments

Financial Engineering

Advanced Risk Managemen

*Some of the concentration courses are delivered in international study format.

Admissions

Take the next step and become a global leader in finance

Application Periods:
  • January

  • April

  • September

EGADE Business School seeks talented and high potential applicants with the potential to develop the competencies, the character and the vision needed to lead businesses through the innovation of their financial strategy.

Master in Finance

Profile of the Generation

27
32% MF Women
73
68% MF Men

24

30

53

Average age

Years of

Experience

Experiencia Profesional

6

years

Format:

Part-time: 87%

Full-time: 13%

Nationality:

94% Mexican

6% Foreign

Sector

Sector MBA

Financial Services: 37%

Servicios Financieros, 37%

Service: 14%

Manufactura, 14%

Manufacturing: 11%

Manufacturing, 11%

Infrastructure : 9%

Infrastructure , 9%

Public Sector: 7%

Public Sector, 7%

Consumer products: 7%

Consumer products, 7%

Information Technology: 3%

Servicios, 6%

Information Technology: 3%

Tecnologías de la información, 3%

Start-ups: 3%

Start-ups, 3%

The admission committee of this finance postgraduate program seeks talented and high potential applicants and reviews applications on an individual basis, looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background, and will assess potential for academic success and future professional growth.

Requirements

  • Admission application form
  • Admission test score (PAEP or equivalent)
  • Two professional recommendation letters
  • Up-to-date CV
  • Official documentation
  • English language competence score (TOEFL or equivalent)
  • Letter indicating reasons for application
  • Interview with the Program Director or Faculty member

*Admission advisors across all EGADE Business School locations will guide you through all aspects of the admission process for the Master in Finance program.

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