Professional MBA Finance

General

Program Description

Succeed in the dynamic field of finance

The Professional MBA Finance is a cutting-edge program providing theoretical expertise, analytical know-how, and the practical management tools to enable executives to succeed in the dynamic, globalized field of finance. The curriculum has been specifically designed around the implementation of applicable content and is taught by an international faculty of top experts from the finance sector. This MBA will expand participants‘ expertise as well as hone both their financial intuition and the necessary flexibility to react quickly and appropriately to the future evolution in this vital sector. The broad range of content allows graduates to take up various positions in finance - an asset to their employer and a vital career benefit.

React quickly to evolution in the finance sector

At the end of the formal Professional MBA Finance program, participants will travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, to work for one week in association with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University’s largest international social-sciences research center.
Carefully structured to encourage the highest level of personal and intellectual interaction among a diverse community of scholars and practitioners, the Center is poised to assist the Professional MBA Finance program and its students in carrying out a dialogue on issues of common concern with local scholars and other experts.

Accreditation

  • EQUIS
  • AMBA
  • AACSB

Focus

  • Investment Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Business Valuation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavioral Finance

Duration

  • 20 months, part-time (blocked modules)
  • Modules of 2 - 6 days
  • International Residency
  • Master thesis

Target Group

  • High potentials working as or seeking to become financial managers in non-financial companies (e.g. corporate treasurers, CFOs)

  • Managers in international financial institutions, central banks, banks, government institutions, corporate finance departments, investment bankers, financial advisors

  • Persons aiming for senior positions in financial, consulting or industrial firms, commerce, public services or in venture capital, private equity firms, legal firms and regulatory bodies

Degree

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Vienna University of Economics and Business

Faculty

  • Professors from WU Vienna and other renowned international business schools
  • Distinguished guest speakers from leading corporations and organizations

Location

Vienna

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

The WU Executive Academy, the business school of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) brings more than 100 years of experience and an excellent reputation to the field of executive edu ... Read More

The WU Executive Academy, the business school of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) brings more than 100 years of experience and an excellent reputation to the field of executive education. Thus it belongs to the leading business universities worldwide. The executive education portfolio of the WU Executive Academy includes MBA and Master of Laws programs, university certificate programs, custom programs and open programs. In recent years, the WU Executive Academy has become one of the leading providers in Central and Eastern Europe. Read less

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