• ‘Corporate Finance in Digital Economy’

    • Full-time
    • 2 years
    • RU
    • 370 000 RUB
  • Entrance exams

    • Economic Theory
    • Foreign language (English, Chinese, German, French, Spanish)

Program description

In the context of transforming the economy, there is a need for specialists who possess systematic knowledge and skills in finance, information support technologies for financial solutions, financial measurements, and modeling of the corporate financial strategies policies for effective solution of professional tasks

Our audience are ambitious managers and employees of financial services of the business ecosystem, graduates with a BA degree in Economics, who are interested in acquiring deep knowledge and skills in the field of business and finance. Our graduates get undeniable advantages in the labor market and professional personal growth. The program is being developed within the framework of the program "Finances and Credit", which protects our graduates from the problem of "overproduction of economists" in modern Russia.

Accreditation and Partners

Program managers

Khotinskaya Galina Igorevna

  • Doctor of Economics.
  • Professor of the Department of Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, representative of the Scientific School “Finance of Microeconomics". 
  • Practical experience: Chief Accountant, Finance Director, Chief Economist in companies in the real sector of the economy.
  • Research interests: financial transformations in economic systems; the phenomenon of “finance for finance's sake"; “paradigm shift" in corporate courses; business activity (financial aspect); corporate growth from the perspective of the VBM concept; financial sustainability; cash flows: measurement and management; strategic finance; financial technologies (FinTech); business/financial ecosystems, etc.
  • Winner of the FinU Rector's Award – 2014 in the nomination “For achievements in teaching", awarded the Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, awarded the gratitude of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to

  • Generalize, systematize, critically evaluate and analyze realities, interpret the results of analytical/research work for preparing financial reviews, expert and analytical conclusions;
  • Identify and measure financial risks, conceptually form a corporate risk management system, including in the conditions of FinTech;
  • Justify the choice of instruments and products in the financial markets for making investment and financial decisions;
  • Determine the methodology of financial planning and forecasting, model cash flows based on modern financial technologies;
  • Formulate and model corporate financial strategy/policy in the digital economy, structural, dividend and other financial policies and justify the choice of a new financial architecture of the business.

Key disciplines of the concentration

Financial Transformations in the Digital Economy

The purpose of the discipline is to form systemic knowledge about fundamental transformational processes in society. The discipline is implemented in the format of research projects.

Corporate Finance (Advanced Level)

The purpose of the discipline is to deepen knowledge in the field of corporate finance and acquire financial decision-making skills in the real sector of the economy.

International Financial Reporting Standards (Advanced Level)

The purpose of the discipline is to understand how information generated in IFRS is disclosed and to acquire skills in working with corporate reporting.

Corporate Finance in Numbers

The purpose of the discipline is the formation of deep knowledge, practical skills and competencies in working with corporate financial information using digital technologies and information resources (Bloomberg et al.)

Financial Risk Management Technologies

The purpose of the discipline is to study the tools for identifying and measuring entrepreneurial risks and to develop skills for making adequate financial decisions. The discipline is implemented via a computer simulator.

Corporate Value Modeling

The purpose of the discipline is to form key competencies that allow to identify factors of business value growth and apply technologies for modeling corporate growth.


Our students and graduates have internships and work in:

State Administration: Office for the President of Russia, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, Scientific Research Financial Institute under the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation

Financial organisations: Bank of Russia, PJSC SBERBANK, VTB Group, Bank of the National Bank of Russia, KEPMEN Prime Equity LTD. (Republic of Cyprus), UniCredit Leasing, etc.

Consulting: KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst & Young, RBC, etc.

Real sector of economy: PJSC "NK ROSNEFT", the group of companies UNISERVIS, JSC "Helicopters of Russia", etc.

Retail & Service: X5 Retail Group, telecommunications, tourism, etc.

Organizations where you can find a job

Unique advantages of the program

Traditions of the Scientific School “Finance of Microeconomics” with a 60-year history combined with the constant updating of the educational program, the list of disciplines and their syllabus, educational technologies and the format of the educational process, scientific projects, and research topics.

High potential of the offered disciplines and professionalism of the faculty implementing the program, with the involvement of practitioners in the field of corporate finance and modern information technologies.

Interactive educational technologies: research projects using data arrays of the Bank of Russia, Rosstat, news aggregators, international financial information agencies; a business simulator for practicing financial decision-making skills in risk conditions; a workshop at the BLOOMBERG International Financial Laboratory, analytical and research work with the SPARK database, cases, etc.

In-depth study of BLOOMBERG’s functionality and information bank, which allows you to pass the exam for obtaining a professional certificate, followed by positioning in the global database of BLOOMBERG agency personnel vacancies (95-100% of our graduates pass the exam and receive a certificate)

The program is being developed within the framework of the program “Finances and Credit”, which protects our graduates from the problem of “overproduction of economists” in modern Russia.

The opportunity to promote the results of your scientific research in numerous projects of the Financial University, the Faculty of Economics and Business, the Department of Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance, including the project “young researchers + mentors”, as well as publications in periodicals, monographs and scientific collections.