Master's Degree in Financial Planning in Paris in France

Compare Masters Programs in Financial Planning 2017 in Paris in France

Financial Planning

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The area of financial planning encompasses a wide variety of topics. Students may study financial accounting, business law, microeconomics, principles of finance, marketing, investments, financial plan development, tax planning, risk management, retirement savings and insurance planning.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

Paris is the most populated city in France and its capital. It has over 2 million residents. It plays host to leading centers of learning and the arts in the European region. Being home to the highest number of highly educated persons, Paris has several prestigious universities in France.

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Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 France Paris

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po’s one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. [+]

Masters in Financial Planning in Paris in France. The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po’s one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. Objectives The program focuses on the fundamentals of finance and, in particular, provides students with critical knowledge regarding corporate finance, regulation and risk management. These foundational courses are contextualized and grounded in the humanities through SciencesPo’s core curriculum courses in political science, law, sociology, history and economics and completed by specialized skills training in ethics and compliance. In particular, the Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management will: - Foster their analytical capacity through a multidisciplinary approach - Prepare students for a wide range of professional exams, including those for Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Risk Manager, French, British and US regulatory and compliance certificates - Develop their corporate and market finance skills - Offer a privileged connection to SciencesPo’s network of corporate partners and facilitate access to the labor market Innovative teaching methods The master emphasizes interdisciplinary analytical tools and hands-on training workshops as essential to understanding and performing in the field of regulation, compliance, corporate finance and asset management. It is built on a case study approach that is further enriched by the experience and the diversity of the cohort. A high level of interaction is fostered by the small size of the class (the program enrolls 25 to 30 students a year). Students also have access to the full curriculum of SciencesPo’s Department of Economics in business, management, finance and economics as well as SciencesPo’s graduate “common core curriculum” in the humanities. They may choose from a wide range of courses and workshops offered in English and French, according to their individual academic and professional needs and interests. Faculty The Master calls upon SciencesPo’s world-class faculty and its unparalleled network of experts. The program also mobilizes the SciencesPo alumni community, whose members are committed to mentoring and guiding students in their projects and career development as well as to teaching “master classes”. Core courses are taught by both members of its permanent faculty and by adjunct professors who are leading industry specialists from SciencesPo’s corporate partners. The program draws upon the deep knowledge and expertise of SciencesPo’s Department of Economics and notably its cuttingedge research activities supported by the Banque de France Chair in Banking Regulation. Structure and Curriculum Taught entirely in English with optional courses taught in English and French, the program includes: A one-week orientation period in August in order to refresh fundamentals of quantitative skills The Fall Semester made up of seven core courses and two electives A one-week training session in January that focuses on interview skills in order to prepare for the labor market The Spring semester made up of seven core courses and two electives The final Summer semester made up of six advanced courses and which is dedicated to developing practical leadership and management/professional skills. In addition to these courses, students may choose to enroll in a language course. Non-French speakers are particularly encouraged to enroll in French language classes. The overall required number of credits is 100 ECTS, the equivalent of about 25 courses, which makes the curriculum one of the most demanding specialized master programs. Admissions The candidates must hold at least a bachelor degree with either 3-year work experience or a Master Year 1 under validation and, ideally, internship experience. They must demonstrate proficiency in English. [-]

Specialised Master in International Wealth Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 6 months January 2017 France Paris

The objectives of the programme are to enable students to master the essentials in important international wealth management areas such as law, finance and tax in an international environment. Help to understand the cross-country aspects, ethics and psychology that make up wealth management. [+]

Studies at Paris and London campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Cécile Kharoubi and Prof. Jean-Philippe Mabru Objectives of the programme Enable students to master the essentials in important international wealth management areas such as law, finance and tax in an international environment. Help to understand the cross-country aspects, ethics and psychology that make up wealth management. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Independent Financial Advisor, Risk Controller, International Product Manager, Junior Private Banker, Portfolio Manager, Notary, Patrimonial Engineer, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: The Environment of Wealth Management, Relationship Management and State Regulations Law and Taxation of Private Assets Global Estate Planning: Real Estate Investments, Life Insurance, Trusts Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management: Introduction to Finance, Portfolio Management Alternative Investment Strategies: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Commodities, Islamic Finance Wealth Management and Corporate Structures Personal Financial Planning Strategies Time spent on campuses 5 months in Paris – 1 month in London International seminar 1-week seminar in Geneva, Switzerland – in partnership with UBS. Class Profile Business: 38% Economics/Finance: 35% Law/Political science: 22% Other fields: 5% 11% international students 35% women, 65% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 45K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 89% are employed. 75% have a job with an international dimension. In which sector: Finance/Banking/Insurance: 88% Chemicals/Pharmaceutical Industry: 6% Law: 6% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores Personal interview if eligible [-]