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Master in Corporate Finance (MCF), MSc

SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy

SDA Bocconi School of Management

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MScFull-time1 yearSeptemberEUR 30000 per yearEUR 30000 per year

About Master in Corporate Finance (MCF), MSc - at SDA Bocconi School of Management

The Master in Corporate Finance (MCF) is an intense and stimulating one-year program in English, designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive innovation and master different international finance management techniques and tools, whether you work for a company or an institution. Choosing MCF means investing in your personal and professional development, with a view to taking your career to the next level.

 Start date: 8 September 2014


Online Tutorials – August 2014

To prepare for the MCF in-class activities, three Tutorials online are recommended for those who do not have a strong academic foundation in Economics and Finance:

  • Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics

These are designed to allow all the participants to begin the Program at a required common level of understanding of the key methods and concepts that will be applied during the Program. The purchase of the three Tutorials online is strongly recommended.

A test for each tutorial is compulsory for all participants after the tutorial phase, on the first day of class, whether or not they purchased the tutorials.

Warm-up Week & Face-to-Face Pre-courses – September 2014

The Warm-up Week is the official beginning of class work. During this week, Directors and staff will set the foundations of the program. The Warm-up Week represents an important moment for getting to know the other participants, the faculty and the school.

A full day will be dedicated to team building activities in the SDA Bocconi Experience Lab. The Warm-up Week will be followed by a face to face Pre-courses period in:

  • Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Economics

Core Courses – October 2014/March 2015

  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Management
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Modeling
  • BET (B-etichal Training)

Cross over Courses

  • Financial Databases
  • Economics
  • Italian language
  • Excel and powerpoint
  • Accounting: Financial Statement
  • CFAExam Preparation
  • Negotiation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Thesis Preparation
  • Presentation Skills

Experiential Learning with the Companies


  • Nca Auction Game
  • BCG Strategy case
  • UniCredit Case

Advanced Courses – March/May 2015

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Project & Infrastructure Finance
  • Corporate Financial Policies
  • Priniple of Investments
  • Value Creation & Finance Function
  • Acquisition & leverage Finance
  • Financial Communication

Seminars – May/June 2015

  • Equity Derivates for Corporates
  • Financial Modeling Techniques sor Corporates
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Behavioral Issues in Valuation
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Hedge Funds

iPS – individual Path to Success – June/August 2015

  • Company Intership
  • Applied research project
  • Entrepreneurial project

Special opportunities for participants

  • Nomura Fast Track Interviews
  • UniCredit Graduate Program
  • International Study Tours

Graduation Ceremony – September 2015

Entry requirements

Degree certificate, transcript and detailed CV, Two letters of reference, Proficiency in English GMAT, Interview, Four passport-size photos on a light background and signed on the back, Copy of ID or passport, Payment of the Admission Procedure Fee (€ 100) using the special form in the application form.

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