All about this master, MSc Sustainable Finance - E.S.G. Engineering - Risk & Asset Management KEDGE Business School
France - Western Europe
Corporate social responsibility
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KEDGE Business School
MSc Sustainable Finance - E.S.G. Engineering - Risk & Asset Management

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Program overview

Join a one-of-a-kind programme in France that prepares you for an innovative, different market: corporate finance governed by a sustainable, long-term vision. We train professionals in long-term financial management and asset management who can engage in integrated decision-making and understand the challenges of sustainability and corporate responsibility.

The Sustainable Finance – ESG Engineering, Asset and Risk Management track is now the number one training programme in France and Europe for sustainable, responsible finance, making Kedge Business School the indisputable academic leader in this field.
 

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

The MSc features innovative instructional techniques that focus on employability, mastery of tools and an international mindset.

 

SEMESTERS 1 & 2

FUNDAMENTALS IN ECONOMICS AND FINANCE 180H

→ September-December

  • Financial economics
  • Global economy & geopolitics
  • Strategic & financial analysis
  • Portfolio management skills
  • Business valuation - Asset pricing
  • Sustainable finance environment & policy sustainable

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE SKILLS 180H

→ January - April

  • Green finance environment
  • Sustainable reporting
  • ESG risk analysis - Business game
  • Climate - ESG risk modeling
  • Responsible management skills
  • Capital - Investment & Impact investing

 

SEMESTER 3

RESEARCH MEMO
(WRITTEN PAPER + ORAL PRESENTATION)

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

Supplementary contents - 90H:

  • PoCfin seminars
  • Business and intangible assets valuation
  • Epistemology and philosophy of financial modelling
  • Care method for environmental accountability
  • Money and alternative financing
  • Entrepreneurial finance and private equity transactions
  • Sustainable finance in corporate-investment banking
  • Job meetings and conferences

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor
  • Master

Employment opportunities & career impact

Employment opportunities :

This leading programme in Europe prepares you an innovative, different market: corporate finance governed by a sustainable, long-term vision and opens the doors on many exciting carrers.

JOBS OPPORTUNITIES:

All professions in investment and asset management, including additional extrafinancial
expertise associated with the transformation of financial careers in the sector:
→ ESG/SRI or extra-financial analyst in investment fund, brokers (sell-side), asset
management companies (buy-side) or specialised rating agencies
→ 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 a company
→ Compliance officer
→ CSR and SRI relations manager - Green data analyst/scientist

All financial careers that require dual expertise in financial and extra-financial issues: financial analyst, CFO, risk manager, portfolio manager, etc.

Application Deadlines

MSc in 1 year :

Admission level : International Bachelor's degree (4 years)

Duration : 18 months

Degree : Master of Science

Campus : Marseille

Language : English

MSc in 2 years :

Admission level : Bachelor's degree

Duration : 30 months

Degree : Master of Science

Campus : Marseille

Language : English


Faculty profiles

KEDGE Business School's faculty is made up of almost 183 full-time lecturers and several hundred professional and academic speakers who teach at our French and international campuses.

The full-time faculty is comprised of lecturers-researchers, 90% of whom hold a PhD. 44% are international professors from over 30 different countries.

Due to the dynamics of the merger process, globalisation and the growth Kedge Business School is experiencing, it now boasts a substantial and incredibly diverse faculty, a strong asset in the face of new challenges in the fields of research and education.

Academic Excellence:

KEDGE is one of the European leaders in academic research on management, with a very ambitious research output.

FIRST FRENCH MANAGEMENT RESEARCH SCHOOL

KEDGE produces the equivalent of one article in a top-ranking journal every day.

In the 2017 ranking of best schools for research in management performed by L'Etudiant, the leading French magazine covering student orientation, KEDGE Business School came out on top in France with a total of 103 articles across all categories published by its faculty in 2015.

This exceptional performance is the result of its excellence strategy applied since the School's creation in 2013.

With three Centres of Excellence: Marketing, Supply Chain and CSR, and five Centres of Expertise: Wine & Spirits, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Health Management, Finance Reconsidered and Creative Industries & Culture, the School affirms its academic expertise on several key issues in management sciences.


Campus facilities & Student Life

Accommodation

The Housing service of KEDGE Business School is available on a single platform.

You will find housing offers from private landlords, real estate agencies and student residences.

A multilingual team is at your disposal 6 days a week to help you to find and book accommodation.

To connect, sign up using your school email address and password of your choice


Choose a Master, an MS or an MBA in Corporate social responsibility

Pictogramme The Sector of Social Responsibility

Studies in social responsibility indicates a sector that ultimately focuses on the obligations that we have personally and professionally to operate in a way that benefits society as a whole. Ethics are a major theme of social responsibility; and it is an important new sector as every single industry must consider social responsibility in order to have a sustainable and successful relationship between consumer and customer.

Pictogramme Follow a Masters/MS/MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility

A master in corporate social responsibility will allow students to enter any industry and improve the ethics within them. Everyone personally and professionally has to find a balance between conducting business and being ethical towards the consumer; a degree in this field creates specialists who help companies find and maintain this balance. This sector also refers to sustainability and jobs in this field can include managing, marketing, and creating social policies to sustain the ethics of the company. This sector is becoming the backbone of certain industries as our society becomes more progressive; measures have been taken to ensure inclusivity in every industry which allows space and growth for this socially conscious sector.

Pictogramme To Work in the Specialty Sector of Corporate Social Responsibility

A specific job within this sector would be a position such as a CSR; or the position of a Corporate Social Responsibility Manager. Their job would be to manage all aspects of customer service through adjusting policies, updating ethical standards and adjusting them to what is needed in that time of the company’s development. A job in this sector would be incredibly rewarding as you would have the ability to change the dynamic of what is considered to be fair in your industry and to make a positive shift within any field you enter. This sector has the potential to acquire a career that is public or private; but ultimately one would get to have firsthand affects on improvements that can take any industry into the next level.

Pictogramme This area of Specialty in 2019

In 2019, the focal point of corporate social responsibility lies in social applications. This sector has been heavily focused in creating heightened social responsibilities. It is a three steps process which includes developing new policies, altering existing policies, or reinforcing ones that already exist. By being a part of this sector you can communicate internally as well as reach out externally; it is a sector that gives those who participate in it the ability to work within private and public aspects of their industry.

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