At the end of your first year, you will have gained the necessary management knowledge and practical experience to choose your field of specialisation. The European Master in Management offers a specialisation year in either Corporate Finance or Organisation, Change & Strategy or Corporate Development; three highly coveted sectors of today's global economy. The opportunity to study a range of specialist modules taught by the leading European institution for that specialism, twinned with a second internship opportunity will serve as a tangible proof of your abilities to future recruiters.
Students choosing to attend LMU will comprehend the risks and opportunities associated with the main drivers of change that managers in global enterprises face, the risks and opportunities that are associated with them and manage the economic challenges within an international organisation through the Organisation, Strategy & Change track.
The Corporate Finance specialisation at EMLYON Business School’s European Campus in Lyon or Asian Campus in Shanghai will train financial specialists with the skills to advance in a sector characterised by constant change, high risk and continuous innovation.
The Corporate Development Specialism at LUMS in the United Kingdom will focus on the organic and in-organic ways of corporate growth.
(European or Asian Campus)
The large range of courses in the Corporate Finance specialisation are organised into academic study paths, aiming to provide you with the necessary competences for a specific financial profession. Courses may include, but are not limited to:
• Advanced Corporate Finance
• Financial Accounting
• Management and Cost Accounting
• Financial Economics
• Financial Diagnosis
• Financial Macroeconomics
• Portfolio Management
• Insurance Markets
"After having successfully completed my internship in an investment bank in Paris, I wanted to further deepen my knowledge in finance. The European Master in Management specialisation at EMLYON Business School offered me the possibility to choose within a wide range of courses related to finance, thus enabling me to focus on a particular branch of corporate finance I was interested in. Once I graduate, I see myself pursuing an international career in finance, benefiting from the knowledge and tools I gained from my specialisation in Lyon." Maxime P. from Belgium, Graduate and currently Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting, Belgium
"I chose this master for its inventive and unique entrepreneurial and finance contents.” Gokhan I. from Turkey, Graduate and currently a Corporate Audit at Baxter International, Switzerland
The courses of this specialisation address multiple aspects of management that are directly linked to the challenges that senior managers in changing business environments face, including:
• Learning how to create value
Course in Innovation and Strategy
Entrepreneurship and Growth Management
• Learning how to manage and create sustainable profits
Marketing Asset Management
• Learning how to face the challenges of being in power
Thinking Strategically - Competing for Advantage
"The European Master in Management specialisation in strategy and innovation offers many interesting classes with practical learnings. You will be able to tackle topics such as e-Commerce, strategy and innovation, entrepreneurship, strategic change etc...There are several group projects for classes and business partners. Those allowed us to improve our communication skills, meet new people, and extend our network. LMU is located in downtown Munich which makes it easy to access and discover the city. In addition, Munich is a lovely city. We have enjoyed the christmas markets, biergarten, and the snow!" - Sophie D. from France, Graduate and currently Global Key Account and Regional Manager, Allianz Global Automotive, Germany
"I chose LMU's specialisation because it corresponds with what I want to do after I graduate and gives me a more international background." - Yuan P., 2013 Graduate
The courses of this specialisation adress multiple key themes such as corporate strategy, mergers and acquisistions, internationalisation and innovation. The specialisation is delivered by the department for entrepreneurship, strategy & Innovation of LUMS.
• Cross border mergers & acquisitions
• Strategy Implementation & process
• Innovation in Practice 1
• Family Enterprise Management
• Global corporate strategy
• Corporate Entrepreneurship
• Innovation in Practice 2
• Internationalisation & new technologies
*List modules subject to change