Masters in Financial Management

FAST-TRACK YOUR CAREER IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT


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Want to turn your interest in finance into world-class expertise? The kind that can transform whole companies, sectors and, in turn, the world around you? It sounds like our Masters in Financial Management is the perfect match for you! Master the cutting-edge skills, insights and mindset that will steer your career in financial services or your journey to the top of a multinational company.

I WANT TO…

  • immerse myself in the challenging world of international finance
  • launch my career as a financial manager, financial consultant or chief financial officer
  • develop the leadership skills I need to make a lasting impact
  • get a globally recognised degree from one of Europe’s top 25 business schools

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WHY CHOOSE VLERICK?

  • We understand how important finance is to global business
  • We know that a solid theoretical grounding is essential to successful decision making. But we also know that theory is just a tool for enabling change. Which is why at Vlerick, you’ll be immersed in a dynamic and open learning environment that combines broad-ranging theoretical insights with hands-on skill development and practice-oriented action learning.
  • By creating opportunities for you, we make sure that you'll have all the tools you need to start making your career goals a reality
    • Broaden your network in Brussels, a top European financial hub and home to the European headquarters of some of the world’s most influential companies. The perfect place to meet the people and organisations to establish the worldwide network.
    • Deepen your knowledge of finance and the ability to apply it as a well-rounded financial manager
    • Learn from our dynamic, internationally renowned faculty with proven expertise of their own, combining academic excellence with wide-ranging industry experience
    • Expand your horizons while visiting top financial institutions such as Bloomberg, JP Morgan and Standard & Poor’s during the London finance trip.

PROGRAMME DESIGN


ACTION LEARNING:
From theory to practice

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT:
From student to professional

- Interactive classes
- Pragmatic, multidisciplinary approach
- Insightful business simulations
- Real-life cases and challenges
- Inspirational finance trip to London

- Continuous feedback and coaching
- Targeted skill development
- Comprehensive career services
- Multiple networking opportunities
- Personal development portfolio

Join the fast track to a rewarding career in financial management. The Masters in Financial Management (MFM) is your ideal launch pad to a career in the financial services sector or as a financial manager or CFO in an even broader range of companies. Get insights from renowned industry experts who combine their academic background with ample business experience. The Investment Research Challenge will put you to the test and have you working around the clock, to come up with a well-considered investment advice.

Furthermore, this programme offers the only CFA Institure University Afflication programme in Belgium.

Take a look at the full curriculum here >
MFM curriculum

FOR WHOM? ARE YOU...

  • a recent university graduate with limited to no work experience?
  • a believer in the power of finance as a key driver of success in business?
  • ready to make a positive impact on the fast-moving world of finance?

If so, then you are most likely a perfect fit for a Master in Financial Management at Vlerick. Even though many of our Masters in Financial Management students already have a background in finance or economics, it’s certainly not mandatory. In fact, you’ll find that at Vlerick, your passion and enthusiasm will take you far within a diverse group of like-minded students from around the world.
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EMPLOYERS OF VLERICK MFM GRADUATES

Take a look at the employers of our Masters in Financial Management graduates:

MFM graduates

Your Vlerick Masters in Financial Management is just the beginning! A whole range of specialist career events, professional career counselling, hands-on coaching and exclusive job opportunities will make your next big step seem closer than ever! And while you’re at it, why not join our Strategy Consulting Club or take part in our many competitions and challenges throughout the year? A great wat to put your skills to the test and get your career moving at Vlerick! Find out more >

WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAMME


Anton SteidlMeet Anton Steidl, Private Equity Investment Professional at Unigestion and alumna of the Masters in Financial Management programme.

"The practice-based knowledge acquired through projects like the Investment Research Challenge or the IMEX business game, made the learning process practical and challenging – preparing us for the real professional world."

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MEET THE PROGRAMME DIRECTOR

 
Wouter De MaeseneireMeet Wouter De Maeseneire, Professor of Corporate Finance at Vlerick Business School and the Masters in Financial Management Programme Director

Wouter De Maeseneire obtained his PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has worked as Assistant Professor in Corporate Finance at Erasmus and as Visiting Professor at Vlerick Business School. Currently he is Associate Professor in Corporate Finance at Vlerick and Visiting Professor at Erasmus and Ghent University. He is also Programme Director of the Master in Financial Management after having held this role for the Master in General Management. Read more >.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Take a look at some practical information on our Masters in Financial Management:

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START YOUR VLERICK JOURNEY TODAY

Meet us at upcoming eventsfairs around the world, challenges or get in touch with our programme advisor to schedule a campus visit!

Meet Us

Info Sessions & Open Days
17 Jul
Masters Live Chat
Category: Masters Info Sessions

08 Oct
Experience Vlerick Evening
Category: General Info Sessions

Meet our students

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