MCF
Enter the world of global finance

The Master in Corporate Finance (MCF) is an intensive and stimulating one-year program in English, designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to master the techniques and tools of international finance management and to drive innovation, whether you work for a company or an institution. We train an élite of highly skilled finance professionals, well-equipped to take their future career to the highest levels.

MCF Perspectives
MCF Perspectives

Who is it for?

The Master in Corporate Finance (MCF) is the right Master for you if:

  • You are a young person, with an early-stage working experience, who want to develop your career in the finance function or financial industry (corporate financial management, banking & financial institutions, financial advisory, asset management, real estate).
  • You want to be provided with the most advanced techniques of financial management and offer high quality solutions to financial problems.
  • You want to combine practice and theory in just one year.
  • You want an internationally recognized qualification, obtained in one of the most prestigious Business School in an international class.
  • You are looking for a blend of leadership and respect for others, ethics, and appreciation of diversity.

Why choose us?

1. A challenging program to build a solid career

MCF is a specialized Master, 100% finance-focused, that gives you the chance to tackle financial tasks directly, without any additional training. It offers articulated content, and differentiated teaching methods to guarantee the best learning.

2. A global experience in finance

SDA Bocconi MCF students are offered the opportunity to complete their education either in New York or in Mumbai by joining the NY Track with Fordham University’s Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF), or by attending the Mumbai Track at SDA Bocconi Asia Center.

3. An ideal structure for effective learning

The program is divided into 4 stages, from pre-courses in finance to seminars. The structure of the program is flexible and includes conferences, company visits and company presentations, mock interviews with HR, coaching, team building and other leisure initiatives. You will complete an intensive program in financial studies in one year, and you will benefit from the prestige of Università Bocconi and SDA Bocconi in Finance.

4. An engaging learning model

Different methodologies are used throughout the program: class sessions, case study discussions, simulations and role-playing exercises. The experience is also enriched with visiting professors and professional guest speakers, individual and group “hands on” assignments.

5. A pool of dedicated experts

The faculty includes over 20 teaching and research staff at SDA Bocconi, having strong links with the financial community. In addition, more than 10 senior executives from financial institutions and several companies’ financial departments make up the Advisory Board. MCF also hosts professional faculty and visiting professors from other top international universities and institutions that cooperate with SDA Bocconi.

6. A growing network, treasuring teamwork and diversity

The MCF network includes participants from several countries and widely varied professional backgrounds, lecturers, guest speakers, and the entire Bocconi Alumni Community. Bocconi professors, tutors, and visiting professors will offer a broad perspective. Business consultants, company managers and entrepreneurs will bring you their daily experience of managerial life: a fine blend of theory and practice, international network, treasuring teamwork and diversity.

7. Milano: not just a financial capital

The MCF gives you the chance to live and study in the heart of one of Europe’s most dynamic and productive regions. You will have the opportunity to discover everything that Milan has to offer as a symbol of Italian culture and style, in addition to being Italy’s financial and industrial capital. Although the program is very demanding, learning more about the city will certainly be an interesting part of your stay.

Highlights

100%

Finance focused

2

Int'l Tracks: NY + Mumbai

66%

int'l students from 17 countries

CFA

MCF is part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

CAIA

MCF is a CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) Association Academic Partner

GARP

MCF is a GARP Academic Partner

92%

graduates found a new job 1 year after graduation

FIRM
Partner Program

MCF has a proven record of employment opportunities for its graduates

Scholarships

The MCF Class

35

Class Size

31%

Women

2.5
Years

Average Work Experience

26
Years

Average Age

“Organizations operating in different industries have high expectations from Master graduates, especially in terms of their skills and abilities in Finance. The Master in Corporate Finance offers a framework of tools, highly focused content, proven teaching methods, solid roots in the entrepreneurial and institutional world, and an international perspective.”

 

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Alberto Dell'Acqua
MCF Director

What they say about us

The MCF provided me with the quantitative skills and broad academic knowledge that allow me the possibility to pick the job that suits me best. Last year, I chose MCF for its broad array of courses, representing a concrete blend between the theory of finance and real professional experience.

Giulia Ferranti - Italian
MCF 2017
Financial Analyst, Eni

MCF is a challenging and enriching experience that gives you the knowledge and relationships to face the complex situations of life, both personal and professional. In addition, MCF is a unique experience since it teaches you that the secret to being a successful person is through learning, also from mistakes, and continuing to work hard to improve every day.

Santiago José Delgado Almonacid - Colombian
MCF 2019
Intern Alternative and Real Assets, Amundi Asset Management

Meet the MCF

Upcoming online sessions
9
Jul 2020 10:00 - 17:00
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9
Jul 2020 13:30 - 14:30
MCF: building your future in the finance sector
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Personalized Orientation

MCF is a challenge to be taken on with a strong dedication. The director and his team will be happy to arrange an individual orientation meeting at school to answer your questions and give you personalized advice.

We can also do this remotely by phone or Skype. 

Write to md@sdabocconi.it to arrange your time slot.

 

SDA Bocconi organizes events and meetings throughout the year, both online and offline, where you can interact with directors, faculty, alumni, and staff.

 

  • AN ACTUAL COMMUNITY NEVER STOPS, BUT ADVANCES THROUGH CHALLENGING TIMES, TOGETHER.
    The challenges imposed gobally by COVID-19 have turned our face-to-face event program into a multifaceted series of virtual meetings. We are here to assure you of our ongoing presence throughout this crisis and provide you with customized information and support.
    You will find details here for all our virtual meeting initiatives. Stay at home, we will reach out to you.

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Contact us for more information, to arrange a meeting, request to visit the school, or attend a class.

 

Next Steps

Nov 2019
Applications Review Start

Go to admissions

7 Sep 2020
Application Deadline
4 Nov 2020
Program Start

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