Growing competition and reduced life cycles of products make companies find competitive advantages through raising funds and other resources, optimizing their use, and adequate financial justification of all management decisions. This creates a demand for new level specialists, who can develop and adjust the strategy of business development and its financing, and have knowledge of modern methods and tools (FinTech, etc.).
The master’s program “Business Strategies and Finance” aims to train top-qualified managers and analysts, who possess the knowledge in the modern methodology and applied instruments of financial management of companies and industries of the national economy.
The disciplines comply with the requirements of such international qualification programs as ACCA and CFA.
Strategic financial management, modern methods of performance management.
Mathematical modeling and quantitative research methods, modern strategic analysis, modern theories of management.
Theory and practice of business negotiations, international investments, international financial management.
Investment management, financing startups, tax management of the companies.
Financial asset management, business growth management, strategic financial management of business, business restructuring.
International financial qualifications, corporate law, real options, alternative financial technologies.
The program is aimed at training managers for commercial and government organizations, banks, financial, investment and consulting companies, as well as non-profit organizations to perform labor functions as CFOs, financial service managers, financial/investment analysts, etc.
Graduates of the program work in commercial and government organizations, banks, financial, investment and consulting companies, as well as non-profit organizations in the following positions: head of financial services; financial/investment analyst; specialist of financial department; specialist in financial risk management; portfolio manager; specialist in securities market operations; head of international financial department.
The educational process includes modern forms of education: case studies, online courses, business games, IT simulations, master classes and training courses by representatives of international companies.
Students can prepare for the ACCA and CFA international certification.
The distinctive feature of the program is the combination of basic training in financial management and capital market with special knowledge available for modern financiers.
A strong community of students and alumni, most of the latter are already accomplished entrepreneurs and active investors.
The learning process includes not only theory and seminars, but also master classes from potential employers and many professional events.