Masters Programs in Financial Planning

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Financial Planning

Financial planning is the process of formulating how a business entity will afford to attain its strategic goals and objectives. It formulates a plan describing resources, activities, materials, and equipment that are necessary for achieving these objectives, and the time frames involved. Master in Financial Planning is designed to provide students with an excellent understanding of the financial planning process, together with the fundamental knowledge and skills required in professional practice. This program provides a great foundation to those looking forward to being employed in the finance sector, and also enables professionals presently employed in the finance industry to develop their skills further.

Graduates in Masters Degree in Financial Planning are ready to sit for the financial examinations that gives them competitive edge in the job market. Graduates also gain technical, quantitative, and analytical skills needed to tackle complex financial situations. They also gain knowledge of legal and regulatory setting in which financial planning takes place and familiarity with pertinent licensing, compliance, and reporting requirements. The program also helps students develop interpersonal skills that are necessary to maintain good client relationships and work successfully with colleagues.

Master in Financial Planning usually takes between one and two years, depending on if one is taking it part-time or full-time. To study the program, one needs an undergraduate degree (not necessarily in finance), but there may be some prerequisites for those without a business background.

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Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp

In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. [+]

Masters in Financial Planning. Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning Personal financial planning is gaining importance on the daily. Wealthy individuals are looking for experts to guide them in structuring their capital both on short-term and long-term more than ever. Financial planning is the preferred method to make statements on building, sustaining and assuring the financial independence of people. In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. The program is built in a way that you can flexibly follow the whole master course. Your choice: apply for the 2-eyar program or take the modular route. For more information on the modules: see their respective pages: Finance Planner Estate Planner Pension Planner Tax Planner Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This is the only accredited Master degree in financial planning in Belgium At the end of the program you are capable to execute the whole trail of structuring income and capital for your client. The modular approach and flexible application allow you to apply immediately and take your available study time in account. Increased possibilities to become one of the coveted FSMA accreditations (FMSA-accredited under the number 500009 A + B in the context of statutory education) This course is acknowledged by the National Chamber of Notaries, IAB, IBR and BIBF (continuous education) Top experts in... [-]

Master in Finance

East London University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2017 South Africa East London

In the era of new business, the formula for success demands more than clicking through spreadsheets or grabbing headlines from stock-market tickers. Here at the East London University, our greatest insights are born from a hands-on understanding of how finance can improve people's lives. We invite you to roll up your sleeves — and get down to business. [+]

In the era of new business, the formula for success demands more than clicking through spreadsheets or grabbing headlines from stock-market tickers. Here at the East London University, our greatest insights are born from a hands-on understanding of how finance can improve people's lives. We invite you to roll up your sleeves — and get down to business. This Postgraduate Master program will prepare you for a position in the Finance field (Analyst, Quant, Risk Management, etc.). The Master in Finance affords up-to-the minute knowledge in the most innovative areas of finance, including geopolitics, behavioral finance, risk governance, and Islamic finance. The master will also equip you with a practical and applied knowledge, as well as the additional values you will need to succeed as a financier. The master combines the academic rigor of the analysis tools with the experience of seasoned professionals. Our immersive, MS in Finance program will equip you with the foundational skills to: Identify, evaluate, and implement capital budgeting processes to maximize shareholder value Assess financial risk and proficiency, especially when future payoffs are uncertain Understand and implement asset allocation strategies and risk management procedures Leverage cutting-edge finance techniques and the resources that support them Program objectives This full-time program will put you to work with real world group projects and hands-on assignments revolving around the following 3 areas of expertise.: Financial modeling (including capital budgeting, basic statistics, and forecasting) Financial accounting and the principles underlying financial accounting and use of accounting information for decision-making Financial... [-]

Master Specialized Microfinance

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time February 2017 Senegal Dakar

A high-level training that creates social relationships and expresses a solidarity that goes in the direction of social and economic innovation. In recent years, microfinance pioneers in the higher education environment, through optional courses or some specialized masters. These courses meet both the needs of a growing sector and expectations of young people interested in jobs "that make sense." [+]

Masters in Financial Planning. Become a social and economic innovation actor. A high-level training that creates social relationships and expresses a solidarity that goes in the direction of social and economic innovation. In recent years, microfinance pioneers in the higher education environment, through optional courses or some specialized masters. These courses meet both the needs of a growing sector and expectations of young people interested in jobs "that make sense." OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Provide students with the technical skills The overall objective of the program is to train immediately operational, capable to lead or accompany the daily sound and efficient management and the development of a Decentralized Financing System (DFS). Specifically, the program aims to train managers able to: • Analyze the internal and external environment of SFD including macroeconomic financial and legal environment and the organization of these structures; • Create Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) sustainable; • Manage the MFIs and MFIs with the requirements and professionalism required; • Ensure the promotion of DFS. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • Bachelor • Application form • BSAT admission test • Maintenance LANGUAGES • English • Japanese • Chinese • Fulani and Mandingo The Bachelor in business IAM Audit and Management Control is offered alone or in joint-degree with UQAC Canada. Like many other Bachelor group, originality, coherence and pedagogical structure have led to his being labeled by the CENTRE for EXCELLENCE UEMOA, being certified to quality standard ISO 9001 version 2000 and get the Accreditation of the African and Malagasy Council of... [-]

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. [+]

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... [-]

Master in Financial Engineering

Poznan University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Poland Poznań

Areas of study The program is based on four main areas; Risk management, selected courses: Financial risk management, Actuarial methods, Financial markets and instruments. Corporate finance, selected courses:Corporate finance, Advanced corporate finance,Long-term incentive schemes, Advanced financial analysis of enterprises Pricing of financial instruments, selected courses: Derivatives pricing, Interest rates modelling, Stochastic finance in continuous time Investments, selected courses:Portfolio theory, Exotic options, Alternative investments, Hedge funds [+]

Masters in Financial Planning. Requirements for the candidates Applicants should have completed undergraduate programs (bachelor or engineer degree). Preference is given to studies on economics or mathematics. Candidates should have basic knowledge of economics, mathematics and finance, in particular, basic knowledge of economic theory (basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics). The candidate should know the basics of accounting and financial mathematics (time value of money, the rules for calculating interest and discounting). In mathematics the candidate is expected to have knowledge related to the basics of linear algebra and calculus. Requirements: · Knowledge of English · Basics of calculus · Basics of linear algebra · Basics of financial mathematics (time-value of money) Additional subjects · Microeconomics · Macroeconomics · Basics of probability theory Program description The world of modern finance is increasingly dominated by new technologies, mathematical models and sophisticated statistical techniques. Financial Engineering is an area of modern finance involved in the application of quantitative methods to the analysis of risks associated with financial investments and in forecasting events in the financial markets. Financial engineering deals with, among other things: · construction of complex investment strategies, · forecasting the prices of financial instruments, · the development and pricing of financial instruments, · risk management of financial investments, · analysis and modeling of financial markets. Master program in Financial Engineering prepares highly qualified specialists in this area: financial engineers prepared to work deal with investments’ analysis and risk management in banks and investment funds. Graduates of this course have a rare... [-]

Advanced Master in Financial Markets

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. [+]

This Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. The master therefore focuses on creating bridges between theory and practice and also the policy and strategic aspects of the current financial landscape. To do so, all courses are given by an exceptional cadre of faculty members - both practitioners and academics.

 

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Finance had become much more complex and competitive. There is a massive regulation shift underway. You need a different set of skills to succeed. The best professionals will do even better, whereas the average will stagnate. Finance is increasingly multi-disciplinary. Regulators expect more from financial institutions. Society expects a more ethical financial system. Financial firms are revisiting their business models and the financial world is restructuring. A new relationship is being built between public and private financial flows. The centre of financial power is shifting gradually towards new economies. ... [-]

Specialised Master in International Wealth Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Financial Planning. 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... [-]

Master in Monetary and Financial Economics

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics is intended to complement and to deepen first cycle education provided by a degree in Economics or Finance. [+]

 

The aims of the Master (MSc) in Monetary and Financial Economics are:

(i) providing advanced knowledge in the monetary and financial fields, based upon the most relevant results achieved by the scientific community;

(ii) initiating its students in scientific research, by practicing the appropriate techniques and methodologies; and

(iii) preparing the senior staff in monetary and financial institutions linked to financing the economy and the monetary policy issues. This MSc gives direct access to the doctoral programme in Economics at ISEG.

  Target Audience

The MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics is intended to complement and to deepen first cycle education provided by a degree in Economics or Finance. The main objective is that students learn how to analyze problems in a rigorous and constructive way, developing their ability to assess the contribution of research in Monetary and Financial Economics to solve the problems in the area, and to use advanced empirical and theoretical tools in Economics and Finance.... [-]