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What we noted

SKEMA Business School

MSc Corporate Financial Management

This programme aims at providing participants with solid technical knowledge and skills, as well as the transversal competencies which are required to manage complex financial situations in an international environment. Special emphasis is placed on innovative tools and practices. Participants are trained on real life case studies, which focus attention on business and the role of financial management in market / customer driven strategies. It also offers fundamentals and transversal competences classes. Besides, students choose a specialization track in the semester 2. 
Entry requirement: four-year degrees (one-year MSc), three-year degrees (two-year MSc)
Duration: 18 months
Location: Paris (France), Sophia Antipolis (France), Belo Horizonte (Brésil)
Language: English
Selection: academic dossier + TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS/ELS + (GMAT/GR) + interview
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2017-02-21

Analysis

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The questions

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Participants:

  • Sabrina Chikh - Head of MSc Corporate Financial Management (PARIS campus)
  • Gonzalo Ruiz - Student of the programme
  • 00:11

    The Pitch

    01:39

    What’s the difference between this degree in corporate financial management and a master’s in finance?

    04:35

    How much professional experience do you require?

    06:54

    If I have a three-year degree and four years of professional experience, can I do the one-year master program?

  • 09:00

    What are the “transversal competencies” and personal and professional development modules?

    11:58

    Do we need to know what track we want to specialize in when we apply?

    14:25

    What is the tuition cost of this program, and do you offer scholarships?

    15:42

    Three Words Max

  • 17:35

    How active is the alumni network of this program? I have a friend who has found all their jobs through their school’s alumni association.

    18:48

    Are there any recruiting events for us to meet employers?

    20:32

    Where do graduates find jobs after the program and how long does it take them?

    22:23

    How competitive is entry into this degree? How many candidates are accepted each year?

  • 27:08

    Do we have the choice of campus between Sophia Antipolis and Paris for all tracks?

    27:50

    Hi Gonzalo - why did you do this program and did it meet your expectations?

    29:19

    The Expert Question

    29:33

    The Expert Question: Getting a first job is judged to be difficult by new candidates in corporate finance. How does you position your graduates at the end of the program?

  • 33:30

    I don’t speak French but would like to learn. Are classes offered as part of the master’s?

    35:03

    Are the professors academics? Do they also work in companies?

    36:26

    What kinds of projects will we be required to produce?

    38:28

    What should I expect in the interview, and do I have to fly to France for this?

  • 39:16

    Conclusion