MSc Corporate Finance and Advisory

MSc Corporate Finance and Advisory

Are you looking for an intellectual challenge, an opportunity to advance your skills in modelling, analyzing and thinking strategically?

Do you prefer Corporate Finance? Would you like to work in an investment bank (M&A, ECM or DCM), for a Private Equity fund or for a Corporate Finance advisory boutique?
Look no further, this MSc is for you.

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DurationDuration: 18 months   
LanguageLanguage: English   
TuitionFeesPresential: 450 hours   
Appli FeesCredits: 90 ECTS   
CampusCampus: Toulouse   
ModeRhythm: Full-time   
Appli FeesIntake: Sept. 14th   

 


This MSc is a stimulating and intensive program designed to provide graduate-level corporate finance training to master the most advanced techniques and tools that will prepare you to become an ideal candidate for any position in an investment bank and even in the rest of the business world.

You will specialize in one of the most competitive and prestigious areas in Finance: The Corporate Finance and Advisory industry.

Practical team simulation projects and case studies will offer you a unique opportunity to learn the hard and soft skills necessary to work in this industry (work in a high-pressure environment, being perfectionist, collect and analyse complex data rapidly and efficiently) by apprenticeship and not only through a text book.

Calendar

Program Calendar

Program Design

This program consists of five learning experiences rigorously designed to develop your managerial and operational skills in your field of professional expertise.

Professional expertise

8 Course units:

1. Financial Analysis
Objective: Learn how to analyse financial statements to understand sources of performance and risk.

2. Investments and Markets
Objective: Understand (1) how capital markets work and (2) how to evaluate fixed income securities and portfolios of fixed income securities.

3. Corporate Finance and Funding
Objective: Understand (1) the practical challenges and opportunities of the main financial decisions and (2) the structured financing techniques.

4. Corporate Valuation
Objective: Learn firms’ valuation methods within both a conceptual and practical framework.

5. Mergers Acquisitions & Private Equity - Theory
Objective: Analyse the foundations of corporate restructuring strategies including Mergers, Acquisitions, reorganization, Leveraged and Management Buyouts and the role of Private Equity

6. Mergers and Acquisitions: Bootcamp
Objective: Understand (1) the entire M&A process and (2) how to formulate and execute a successful M&A strategy through though a week-long practical team simulation project.

7. Corporate finance: Advanced topics
Objective: Provide critical insights, powerful tools and practical knowledge to analyze advanced Corporate Finance topics including Equity Investment, Credit Analysis and Private Equity.

8. Research methods
Objective: Provide tools, examples, and guidance for students to produce research in their academic and professional activities.

Soft Skills Certificate

Career StarterCertificate designed by 26 professors & leadership and management professionals in collaboration with TBS Career Starter.
“Soft Skills” are intrapersonal and interpersonal skills that create the conditions for a successful and sustainable team and allows to effectively manage your career.

2 Courses units:

Management and leadership skills
Objective: Acquire nine key competencies to lead teams and manage your professional career.

Management and leadership skills

Career agility
Objective: Reveal your talent and make evolutionary choices in accordance with your deep aspirations.

The Career Starter is a support center that helps students define and develop their career project. Through several lectures, workshops, individual tests and coaching sessions, a specialist will support each student from their first questions to looking for the right internship or job.
Coaching: we support you in your reflection on your skills, strengths and areas for improvement. Through personality tests and individual coaching, we link this self-knowledge to your ambitions and career choices.
Personal Branding: you will participate in workshops to build your CV and e-portfolio to best highlight your experiences and skills for your future employers.

Consulting Mission

A unique exercise that is a major asset in your program!
For the account of prestigious TBS partner companies, students, coached by the professors, carry out a strategic diagnosis aiming to analyze its competitive position, then propose strategic and operational recommendations to meet its challenges.

Examples of partner companies
Aerospace Valley, AIRBUS, Cap Gemini, Comtesse du Barry, Continental Automotive, EY, Hilti, Mars Petfoods, Motorola, Thalès, Rockwell & Collins.

Cap Gemini EY Aerospace Valley Airbus
Continental Automotive Comtesse du Barry Hilti Mars
Motorola Thalès Rockwell & Collins  

Master Thesis

Objective: Increase your brain agility to anticipate and solve complex business issues in your field of expertise.

Each student in this MSc program is required to write a dissertation which addresses a current issue in management from an academic or professional perspective in his field of expertise.

The student thus contributes to the study, analysis, formalization and abstraction of the identified problem.

In-company Work experience

Internship

Students may carry out an internship in the company of their choice for a period of 3 to 6 months. This internship is not mandatory for the validation of the diploma but allows students to obtain 10 additional ECTS credits.

Sylvain BOURJADESylvain BOURJADE, PhD
Professor of Finance
Department: Economics and Finance

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Academic requirements:

  • Direct access to MSc:
    • 4-year Bachelor Degree (240 ECTS) or equivalent
  • PREPARATORY PROGRAM
    Students with a for 3-year Bachelor Degree or equivalent (180 ECTS). TBS PREPARATORY PROGRAM builds up business and leadership skills in order to help international management students enroll successfully in the TBS Master of Science program of their choice.

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Language level:

  • For programs taught in English: English mother tongue OR TOEFL IBT 80 / IELTS 6.5 / TOEIC 800 / FCE / CAT 165
  • For programs taught in French: French mother tongue OR B2 OR equivalent

MSC Deadline to apply:

  • Visa required: June 30th
  • No visa required: September 1st

This Master of Science prepares you for the following job categories:

  • Investment Banking Analyst (M&A)
  • Investment Banking Analyst (ECM)
  • Private Equity Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Equity Research Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Hedge fund Analyst
  • Transaction Services Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Project Finance Analyst
  • Structured Finance Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Developer
  • Treasurer

Fees : starting from 16 500 €.

The cost of this training includes:

  • All academic fees, including business visits.
  • Access to our virtual campus and all online educational resources.
  • Access to career starter services (CV workshop, business forum, etc.)
  • Access to the network of 46,000 alumni.

Funding:

  • SCHOLARSHIP: TBS is entitled to receive higher education scholarship students: mobility grants, state scholarships, merit scholarships (Eiffel, Marie Curie), TBS Foundation scholarships. (contact the school)
  • PERSONALIZED SCHEDULE: TBS welcomes students who wish to discuss their personal situation. TBS grants payment schedules from 1 to 4 instalments, or by monthly instalments during the course.
  • STUDENT JOBS: our student associations offer paid assignments on behalf of companies or individuals throughout the year.