The master’s degree programs in Corporate Finance, focuses on the interactions among corporations and financial markets and covers the areas of financial economics, financial management, business planning and valuation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets, asset pricing, risk management and derivatives.
The master’s degree in Corporate Finance adopts innovative teaching methods that help students translate strong theory into useful practice. Students are continuously exposed to case studies, simulations, company presentations and experiences, inspiring talks by top managers and professionals. At the end of the program, graduates have acquired all the professional abilities and personal skills needed to start a successful career in the field of corporate finance.Students in Corporate Finance also have the opportunity to participate in the prestigious QTEM program, an exclusive network of 19 world-class universities and leading multinational organizations that aims to forge a link between academia and industry. Within QTEM, students spend one academic year in two partner institutions to experience foreign cultures and perspectives while earning a supranational degree certification.
|Cases in Business Law||6|
|Financial Statement Analysis||8|
|Quantitative Methods for Finance||8|
|Advanced Corporate Finance||8|
|International Financial Economics||8|
|M&A and Investment Banking||8|
|2 Elective courses||6+6|
|Internship (or project work)||8|
|Laboratory of Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability||4|
|Mandatory language course||4|
Graduates in Corporate Finance have the opportunity to work within finance divisions of large corporations, corporate banking and M&A divisions of investment banks, financial advisory and consulting firms as well as investment funds.
Luiss is committed to broaden its international dimension by giving current and prospective students the chance to belong to a dynamic community.
Erasmus+ and Bilateral Exchange Programs
The Luiss Student Exchange Office manages and promotes student exchanges within the Erasmus Program, as well as through bilateral exchange agreements with non-European universities. The procedures are based on the ECTS system. All eligible students can apply to be selected for an opportunity to study abroad on an Erasmus+ or Bilateral exchange in one of our several partner Institutions. Our Erasmus+/Bilateral network currently boasts 218 agreements with Higher Education Institutions in 46 countries, and it grows every year.
Structured Partnership Exchange and Double Degree Programs
The International Development Office offers to students a wide range of structured partnerships and double degree programs they can apply for, depending on the specific Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program they’re currently enrolled in or the program they’re willing to enroll in for the next academic year.
CFO Gruppo Leonardo - Finmeccanica
Graduated in Business & Management, 1996
Alessandra Genco is the CFO of Leonardo, the Italian aerospace and defense company. She was previously Vice President Group Finance, in charge of capital markets, treasury, investments and insurance activities.
Prior to joining Leonardo, she spent seven years in the US where she worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs as Vice President in their New York Office.
She covered clients across numerous industries, including financial sponsors. She holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a M.Sc. in Economics from Luiss Guido Carli University. She is on the board of various companies, in Europe and in the US. Strongly committed to the theme of diversity, she serves as mentor of talented young women.
On top of an outstanding academic preparation, the plethora of opportunities offered and culture of excellence are the added values for a Luiss graduate.
It all started with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and ended with a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance. Throughout my studies, I constantly participated in several initiatives promoted by students and actively sponsored by Luiss to complete and bolster my education.
Studying at Luiss was a winning choices it provided the base to tackle the selection challenges of leading global financial institutions, where the competition is fierce and all candidates have outstanding curricula. Currently I work in the Investment Banking Team of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Milan office after a six-month internship.