How will IE help you to achieve your career goals?
Let’s face it – at least one of the reasons you attend a business school is to enhance your career prospects. At IE Business School we will provide you with the competitive edge to succeed in the job market. Some of the resources IE will provide to kick-start your career include IE´s Career Management Center guidance, the International Finance Forum, access to the strong 40,000 global alumni network, among other activities and tools.
IE Career Management Center serves as an active partner in mapping your career path and equipping you with skills you need to compete in the job markets as a student and alumnus.
You will have individual sessions with your assigned career advisor and workshops on numerous career topics and also the Employability in Finance course, which cover topics such as Personal Branding, Negotiating job offers and Interviewing successfully.IE Student and Alumni Activities IE's International Career Fair
The Program Difference
The Master in Finance equips participants with up-to-the-minute knowledge in key areas of finance such as leveraged buy-outs, credit derivatives, and mergers and acquisitions. The program plays a pivotal role in increasing candidate appeal in recruitment processes for leading financial institutions, such as investment banks, private equity, and asset management. This is a program centered on finance, completely in line with the demands of the financial recruitment market.
Other areas covered include: macroeconomics, financial accounting, financial entrepreneurship, presentation skills, and negotiation. In addition to finance courses, students are required to prepare Level I of the CFA Charter, a highly respected international qualification within the finance industry.
The Student Profile
Students are at the heart of the IE learning model. Classes are highly interactive as professors interweave management concepts, real-world business cases and student contributions into a powerful learning experience. This is why diversity in the classroom is not merely something we promote - it's a core component and value. The broader the range of academic, professional and cultural backgrounds, the more stimulating and insightful are the experiences in small team settings and full class engagements.
IE Business School’s Master in Finance students come from all over the world and from vastly different cultures and backgrounds, who share the same passion for finance and who wish to work in different fields of finance after graduation. Students joining the Master in Finance have an average of 1.3 years of working experience.