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Term 1

Start in France

Start in France

Start in France

Start in France or in Singapore

Start in Singapore

Term 2

Continue in France

Continue in France

Continue in France or in Singapore

Continue in France or in Singapore

Continue in France or in Singapore

Term 3

Continue in France

Continue in France

Continue in France

Continue in France or in Singapore

Continue in Singapore


Capstone Consulting Field Project


Succeed in the current complex economic and financial environment.

This major meets the growing demand of companies to recruit skilled professionals able to operate in demanding financial sectors. It will allow you to gain expertise by learning about topics such as firm valuation, financial analysis, mergers and acquisition, financial markets etc.

The major in few words

  • Why at ESSEC?

Academic experience

  • Curriculum & calendar
  • Major Coordinator
  • Robust
    Term 0 September
    in France
    • Leadership Training
    • Management of People at Work
    • Negotiations
    • Fundamentals of Digital Business
    Term 1 Oct-Dec
    in France
    • Financial Accounting
    • Financial Management
    • Marketing Management
    • Strategic Management
    • French Classes
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Business Law: Effective Leadership through Legal Literacy
    • Statistical Analysis for Management
    Term 2 Jan-March
    in France
    or in Singapore
    • Economics
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Operations Management
    • Digital Disruption
    • French Classes (France) / French/Mandarin Classes (Singapore)
    • Firm Valuation
    • Financial Analysis (France) / Financial Statement Analysis (Singapore)
    Term 3 Apr-Jun
    in France
    • Equity and Debt Markets
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Financial Policy
    • Private Equity
    • Project Finance
    • FinTech Seminar
    • ...and many more
    Summer Jul-Sep
  • Meet the Major Coordinator

    You will have the privilege of being taught by ESSEC’s world renowned faculty, comprised of more than 160 individuals representing 36 nationalities and the world’s most prestigious institutions.

    • Sofia Ramos
      Ph.D. in Finance, Université de Lausanne, Finance Major Coordinator, Global MBA
      Sofia Ramos
      Ph.D. in Finance, Université de Lausanne, Finance Major Coordinator, Global MBA

      Ph.D. in Finance, Swiss Finance Institute, Université de Lausanne
      MSc in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelone, Espagne

      Sofia Brito Ramos is associate professor of finance at ESSEC Business School in France. She is associate editor of the European Journal of Finance and member of board of directors of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA).

Paris Campus

The original campus of ESSEC is based at the heart of France: Paris.

Paris has always represented the timeless values of human progress, and it is therefore the ultimate stepping stone for your career. From finding corporate opportunities and growing a powerful business network, to enjoying the arts and a vibrant history: you can find it all in Paris.


At just 35 minutes from the bustling business district La Defense, stands the iconic ESSEC France Campus. Located in the second largest student area in Ile-de-France, housing over 27,000 students, the France campus provides everything you need to develop and enjoy your academic career to the fullest. The campus is a very modern home to our 4000 students: they use the latest technologies in our Knowledge Labs, enjoy a nice meal together in restaurant The Daily Market and of course relax and socialize in the Foy’s bar. Our students are very diverse and active: there are over 100 student associations you can join.

Discover Paris Campus

International partners and contributors

The major in Finance has links with a range of high quality companies in the finance industry which allows to create direct connections between our MBA students and the companies.

These company executives, frequently invited on the campus, take part in classes, recruit future employees, give guest lectures etc.

  • CIC
  • PwC
  • CA CIB
  • EY
  • HSBC
  • KPMG


At ESSEC, I found a certain empathy that attracted me. Beside opening doors, the Global MBA opens minds.


Jean-Guillaume Welgryn, France
Executive Associate ​at The WORDS of SPORT

Career key facts

  • 48%
    Changed Sector
  • 55%
    Obtained a Salary Package Increase
  • 50 000
    alumni with over 70 alumni chapters located worldwide
Next round admission* December2 7 Steps to apply

Meet us

  • Nov 22

    QS World MBA Tour - Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam

    Meet with ESSEC representative Lincoln Wang. 16:00 Sign up
  • Nov 22

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Abu Dhabi

    Meet with us in Abu Dhabi. 17:00 | Hotel Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche Sign up
  • Nov 22

    Afterwork: ESSEC International Programs

    Meet us for an international afterwork 18:15 | CNIT, Paris la Défense Sign up
  • Nov 24

    Access MBA - One-to-One MBA Event - Dubai

    Meet with ESSEC representative Eric Lucrezia. 14:00 | Dusit Thani Dubai Sign up
  • Dec 02

    QS Connect MBA - Mumbai

    Meet ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul. 10:00 | Taj Lands End, BandStand, Bandra (West) Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 050, India Sign up
  • Dec 04

    QS World MBA Tour - New Delhi

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul. 16:00 | Shangri-La Eros Hotel, New Delhi Sign up
  • Dec 06

    QS World MBA Tour - Hyderabad

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul. 16:00 | Avasa, Plot no 15, 24, 25 & 26, SURVEY NO.64, Hyderabad, 500 081 Sign up
  • Dec 08

    QS Connect MBA - Bangalore

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul. 10:00 | Vivanta by Taj, M G Road Sign up
  • Dec 10

    QS World MBA Tour - Chennai

    Meet with ESSEC representative Meenakshi Kaul. 15:00 | Hyatt Regency Chennai Sign up
  • Jan 19

    Open Day 2019 | ESSEC France

    Discover all academic and non-academic activities of ESSEC during the ... 09:30 | Cergy Sign up

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