The Global Master in Finance program offers the vast advantages of IE’s innovative blended methodology that combines intense face-to-face periods with interactive online sessions, a program ahead of its time that has been designed to effectively accommodate this concept in a professional’s day to day life without interrupting your career or feeling the need to relocate. The blended methodology is all about practical application. A mix of faculty expertise, teamwork and case methodology leverages the power of virtual communication, already a significant part of today's current business reality. Topics are analyzed through the discussion of real business cases and simulations, under the guidance of professors, who lead and focus the debate.
IE's Virtual Campus has developed over 12 years to facilitate distance learning. The campus' specially selected tools such as class forum, video-conference and private team spaces with video-conference capability keep students connected. Students also employ a host of external, innovative communication tools such as Skype, Drop-box, Google Chat / Docs and Social Networking to enhance communication.
Global Master in Finance graduates are not only Masters of Finance, they are also at the cutting edge of virtual communication know-how and technology.
Global Master in Finance Students
Students of the Global Master in Finance are senior professionals or executives with a minimum of 5 years work experience who typically, but not exclusively, work in the world of finance. IE's blended methodology allows participants to interact with classmates and professors from any part of the world, without interrupting their professional lives. The average age of the class is 34 years old, with 10 years of working experience. Our students come from very different backgrounds ranging from project finance, capital markets to auditing and manufacturing industry sector, and various nationalities such as Canada, United States, Germany, Pakistan, Brazil, Kenya, Italia, Japan. High-performing, ambitious and international, Global Master in Finance students come to IE with open-minds and global mindsets and they share the same passion for the future of finance, for ethical practice and for great opportunity.
Career development is a top priority during the program. IE Business School provides students with the competitive edge and practical knowledge to wow recruiters and succeed in the finance industry's highly competitive job market.
Besides 'Employability in Finance' sessions throughout the program, led by independent experts from the financial industry, other resources include dedicated career counselling with specialized staff at IE´s Career Management Center. The Career Management Center will serve as an active partner in mapping your career path and equipping you with skills needed for competitive success.
Additional benefits stem from active networking IE Finance alumni and also with faculty - the vast majority of which are in senior positions in the industry.Masters in Finance: careers