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Grenoble Ecole de Management

MSc Finance

This MSc in Finance at Grenoble Ecole de Management aims to provide advanced knowledge of finance and an understanding of strategic impacts of financial decisions. It includes fundamentals of finance but also advanced topics in corporate finance, financial management, and financial markets. With this programme, the graduates are awarded a certificate conferring the title of Manager Financier, recognized by the CNCP (National Commission of Professional Certification). Besides, it provides a good training for students who want to pretend to the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exams.
Entry requirement: Bachelor or Licence level degree
Ranking: Master in Finance #12 worldwide (FT 2016)
Accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
Duration: 12 months (class) + 12 months (internship)
Location: Grenoble, London, Singapore
Language: English
Selection: academic dossier + GMAT/GRE/CFA + TOEFL/IELTS + interview
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

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2016-11-21

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Participants:

  • Stéphanie BOYER - MSc Finance Program Director, Professor
  • 00:20

    The Pitch

    01:50

    Can you tell me more about how the Bloomberg trading room platform is incorporated into class curriculum, please?

    03:18

    Hello, could you quote some successful stories about students graduated from your program?

    04:48

    I'm wondering do I apply to the program then choose my campus or do I apply directly to the campus?

  • 05:50

    Hi, what is the average salary of your graduated students? After graduation and after 3 years?

    07:54

    Hello. In your opinion, what is the best prepa to enroll in for the GEM master's in finance?

    10:38

    I want to have a career in corporate banking. What’s the core focus of your program as far sectors of the financial world?

    12:43

    I'm already thinking about having to take the CFA exams when I finish. Does this master’s provide any preparation?

  • 14:33

    Three Words Max

    16:56

    Is this program suitable for me if I want to go into asset management?

    18:42

    Hi. How much French do I need to know to enroll at the Grenoble campus?

    19:42

    Are the teachers in this program just professors or are they actually professionals in the field?

  • 21:09

    The "serious game" sounds fun, but how is the success of our fake company measured if it’s all virtual?

    23:40

    For the integrative case study, do we get to work directly with a company for the assignment?

    25:02

    Hello, I'm not really sure what the 15,000 word final management project is about. What is this exactly? I didn't expect to write research papers in finance.

    27:24

    Is an internship required to graduate?

  • 28:16

    The Expert Question

    28:27

    The Expert Question : Getting that first job is judged as difficult by junior candidate in corporate finance. How are your graduates positioned when they leave school?

    30:47

    Do you have a preferred test for admission? Both the GMAT and GRE are listed.

    31:19

    I’m not a great writer and think I am able to better represent myself in an interview. Is an interview part of the admissions process?

  • 33:29

    Are there study exchange opportunities available with other universities?

    34:51

    What's the difference between the programs at the different campuses?

    36:28

    Tuition is really high and I don't want to take out loans. Will school help students with financial support?

    37:50

    I've been working as a marketing assistant the last three years and want to change career paths into finance. Can I apply to your program even if I don't have a business degree or finance experience?

  • 39:41

    Conclusion