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At the end of this program you will develop your skills in :

  • Definition of the company's strategy
  • Evaluation of the relevance of control tools and creation of alternative tools (dashboards).
  • Setting up a budget plan
  • Document, collect and process information
  • Adapt costing methods to new and/or special situations
  • Supervising and leading teams in project management mode
  • Carry out organizational and/or financial diagnostics, to a company activity or department
  • Adapt management control to sector-specific requirements
  • Participate in the development of corporate strategy
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  • Quizzes, exercices
  • Case studies
    • Case studies on value creation strategies, management accounting and financing decisions (practical exercises; questionnaires)
    • Case studies of business start-ups and project financing (diagnosis, recommendations, strategy/KPI development)
    • Case studies in financial analysis: role-playing exercises on the valuation, restructuring and acquisition of a company; strategic questioning, analysis of research articles
    • Case study on sustainable development objectives: responsible investment situation and financial communication
  • Business games and role-playing games
  • Action projects
  • Professional immersions
  • A master's thesis (research paper )
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  • Advanced Financial Accounting 1
  • Group Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting 2
  • Financial instruments
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Firms’ Financing decisions
  • Socially responsible investment
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Strategy Implementation
  • International Law & Taxation

All core courses are taught in English.

  • Excel for Finance 
  • Transactions & Due Diligence Insights
  • Strategic Consulting 
  • Restructuring

All job-oriented courses are mandatory and are taught in English.

  • Value Creation
  • Investors’ Relations 
  • Project Finance
  • Financing &Treasury Management 
  • Valuation techniques
  • VBA & Power BI
  • Advanced Transactions for M&A
  • Lean Startup
  • Advanced IFRS
  • Purposeful Leadership
  • LBO
  • Environmental Accounting & Performance
  • Field-Based Tracks
    • Finance For Ventures 

      Students experience an immersion one day per week as a finance manager of a startup at the HEC Incubator. The student is supporting the entrepreneur with accounting & finance-related work. 

    • Sustainability 

      Students conduct a project in relation to Accounting, Finance & Sustainability issues. The project has both a practical and academic dimension. It is advised that the student(s)’ master thesis should be related to the project. 

    • Finance for Tomorrow 

      Students work in teams one day per week on a financial management or accounting topic originating from the business world. They benefit from the supervision of a faculty member and a company project owner.

  • Or Professional Certification Tracks
    • CMA® (IMA’s Certification for Accountants & Finance Professionals in Business

Once a year, students undertake a learning expedition to an area or an institution of interest in their field. These trips provide hands-on experience.


Certificates

Sponsored by a company, Certificates are a set of interdisciplinary courses corresponding to approximately 100 contact hours as well as business projects and other types of field work related to a given sector. Each student selected (in the 1st semester) for a certificate will be awarded an additional HEC certificate if he/she validates all the requirements of the course.

Certification

This program is accredited to grant a Master’s degree under European Standards and, by extension, are registered on RNCP (Répertoire national des certifications professionnelles)

See the RNCP document for AFM

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The grade of master, or master's degree, is acquired through various diplomas, officially establishes the level of training at bac + 5. It comes after the bachelor's degree (bac + 3) and precedes the doctorate (bac + 8). It is translated into a number of credits (ECTS): a student with a diploma conferring the grade of master has accumulated 300 ECTS (180 during their bachelor's degree and 120 for the master's degree) during his or her higher education studies, allowing him or her to continue on to a doctorate. Degrees were introduced in France to facilitate European mobility of students and the integration of diplomas between European countries

HEC Paris is accredited by the “Bienvenue en France” certification, by the Campus France organization and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation for the quality of the reception of its international students. We have obtained the highest level of accreditation, recognizing the quality of HEC Paris for reception in all the criteria provided:

  • The quality and accessibility of information
  • Reception facilities and the integration process within school and life in France
  • Academic support and availability of English-speaking staff and the teaching community
  • Housing and quality of life on campus
  • The quality of post-graduation follow-up and career placement

 

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Disability Program for Learners

This program is adapted and open to people with disabilities.

Click here to find out more about the HEC Paris Disability Mission

Contact us : esh@hec.fr

 

Latest update: 01/02/2024

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