France - Western Europe
Corporate social responsibility
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KEDGE Business School MSc Sustainable Finance

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Program overview

This sustainable finance programme trains professionals with a perfect command of financial tools and a dual expertise in both financial and extra-financial matters : a profile that is increasingly sought after by companies integrating new ethical and societal challenges into their investments and strategies

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

SEMESTER 1

FUNDAMENTALS IN ECONOMICS AND FINANCE LINKED TO SUSTAINABLE ISSUES 150H

→ September-December

  • Financial economics
  • Emerging markets finance
  • Global economy & geopolitics
  • Business valuation - Asset pricing
  • Strategic & financial analysis
  • Financial modeling - using Python
  • Macro-economic modelling
  • Global Economy & Geopolitics

SEMESTER 2

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE SKILLS 210H
→ January - April

  • Legal Challenge of extra-financial social responsability
  • ESG and climate risk
  • CSR and sustainable reporting
  • Climate risk modeling
  • Green finance environment and policy
  • Sustainable investment fund strategy
  • Capital Investment & Impact investing

SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENTS

  • Introduction to critical thinking in finance
  • Green finance, environment and policy
  • Green banking & green bonds
  • Financing biodviersity
  • Thesis session

+ RESEARCH MEMO
(WRITTEN PAPER + ORAL PRESENTATION)

+ BUSINESS TRIP

+ BUSINESS INTERNSHIP
(4 TO 6 MONTHS BETWEEN MAY AND MARCH)

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

Tuition & Fees

Between 19900 and 28400 €

Long Track: 3 years of higher education "Bac+3" validated by a diploma or an equivalent of 180 ECTS credits.  

Short Track: 4 years of higher education "M1" validated, or an International Bachelor's degree (Bac+4), or an equivalent of 240 ECTS credits.

Level of English required for admission to the specialisation course: TOEIC 780 / IELTS 6 / IBT 85 (candidates with at least 1 year of studies or professional experience in an English-speaking country are exempted).
For admission to the preparation course, the level of English is recommended but not mandatory. It will have to be validated to enter the 2nd year.

Employment opportunities & career impact

Employment opportunities :

  • ESG/SRI or extra-financial analyst in investment fund, brokers (sell-side), assets management companies (buy-side) or specialised rating agencies, corporate banking (Infrastructures, Indices, Private-Equity, Equity, Bonds, Credit...)
  • Responsible portfolio manager for asset management or investment fund
  • Impact investor, capital investor
  • Sustainable and responsible finance' strategy consultant, manager in a consulting firm specialising in sustainable responsible financing strategy
  • Consultant on extra-financial communication strategy and integrated reporting
  • Social or environmental auditor in specialised auditing firm ('Big Four': EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwH) or in any company
  • Compliance officer
  • CSR and SRI relations manager - Green data analyst/scientist
  • Sales of ESG products (Insurance, Investment, Credit)
  • ESG investors relationship
  • ESG Research analyst
  • Advocacy officer
  • All financial careers that require dual expertise in financial and extra-financial issues: financial analyst, CFO, risk manager, portfolio manager, etc.

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