The duration of the program is 1 academic year. The 12th edition of the New Europe Master will start October 6, 2014. Students participate in at least 1000 hours of classes, workshops and seminars (October 2014 – April 2015) followed by the 3-month internship (May – July 2015) and the final thesis (September 2015). In order to attend classes, students must be formally admitted to the program and to show proof of continued advancement in it based on intermediate examinations, tests and group work. Students will receive a detailed academic year syllabus at the beginning of the program.

The Master[BE] consists of five (5) main modules:

MODULE 1 - APPLIED ECONOMICS & LANGUAGES

  1. Italian and German business languages & cultures (technical language assistance)
  2. Basic principles of mathematics & statistics applied to economics
  3. Microeconomics, macroeconomics & economics policy
  4. Monetary economics, monetary policies & banking supervision in Europe
  5. International economics & finance (European vs. New Europe)
MODULE 2 - CORPORATE FINANCE & RISK ANALYSIS
  1. Balance sheet and income statement, international accounting standards (IAS), banks’ accounting
  2. Analysis of economic & financial processes - basic financial principles & corporate finance
  3. Capital budgeting: national/international financial management & investment valuation
  4. Risk management function: risk valuation & uncertainty, Basel II (credit risk & rating)
MODULE 3 - ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  1. HR policy & development
  2. Company and operations Management
  3. Marketing
  4. Strategy
MODULE 4 - FINANCE & FINANCIAL MARKETS
  1. General overview of financial markets & instruments
  2. The return to risk ratio puzzle: portfolio theory, CAPM, APT
  3. Capital structuring & financial policy
  4. Strategic finance: M&A, restructuring
MODULE 5 - BANKING
  1. Drivers of change in banking
  2. Bank planning & control: bank performance overview
  3. Retail banking
  4. Private banking
  5. Corporate banking: credit function of banks & their credit policies, client evaluation process
  6. Corporate banking: relationship bank/company, private equity activity, project finance

FINAL MODULE - CASE STUDIES & PRESENTATIONS

INTERNSHIP - PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE PERIOD & THESIS MODULE

THESIS

Award of the Master’s Degree

Students deemed by the Scientific Committee to have completed the program satisfactorily, competently and meritoriously will be awarded a Certificate of Qualification. During the course of the program, upon request, students will be issued registration certificates.

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