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Executive Education

Global Executive Master In Management (GEMM) - Major in finance

Global Executive Master In Management (GEMM) - Major in finance

Program overview


Corporate finance plays an essential role in organizations, as decisions in this area generally have an impact on strategic orientations, industrial facilities, and human capital. The effort required and the expected results need to be quantified. This high-level program in corporate finance and management control focuses primarily on the value creation process, the financial dimension of strategic decisions, as well as managing and measuring performance.

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Global Executive Master en Management (GEMM) Major finance

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
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Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France

The program is aimed at:

Executives working in banks and financial institutions, entrepreneurs and company directors, management controllers, treasurers, risk managers, auditors, chartered accountants, and lawyers.

Prerequisites : A minimum level of knowledge in accounting, particularly in the different accounting statements of the company, is required for the GEMM Finance program.


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* Net price, HEC Paris is not subject to VAT. Prices, dates, faculty, and program content are subject to change.



The GEMM program and its specialized major


The program is composed of 3 Executive Certificates and a professional thesis:

  • MUST  Management d’une Unité Stratégique (common certificate for all GEMM Majors)
  • Business Performance Management
  • Finance d’Entreprise

Writing and defending a professional thesis, with the support of an HEC Paris tutor, concludes the program.

Exclusive feature of the major :

To apply everything they have learned during the program, participants develop a professional action plan, related to their activity, which is supervised by an HEC Paris Professor.


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Master the necessary tools to define and implement the strategy of your Business Unit

Analyze financial performance and drive value creation

Master the techniques of company valuation, in terms of mergers and acquisitions or capital market operations

Identify coherent means of financing consistent with a balanced and sustainable financial policy

Academic director

Franck Ceddaha
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris

Learning Methods


Academic presentations, conferences and debates, teamwork in sub-groups sub-group work, case studies, personalized support, plenary sessions, and a focus on the real-life professional situations experienced by the participants in their companies.

The participants carry out a strategic and financial diagnosis of a company (with the support of a tutor), an action plan on the performance management system of their activity (with the support of a mentor) and a professional thesis (tutored by an HEC Paris professor).

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