MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency

Financial Director

Financial Director

22 October 2018

In a modern world the basis for making a decision are finances, and financial management is the most important functional sphere of management connected with task-oriented setting up of financial flows, effective capital formation, cash funds, arranging investments, needed for achieving strategic goals of organizational development. Training will allow learners to deepen and expand their professional knowledge and skills in the field of corporate finance and financial management, as well as master key aspects of the financial director’s competencies.

In a modern world the basis for making a decision are finances, and financial management is the most important functional sphere of management connected with task-oriented setting up of financial flows, effective capital formation, cash funds, arranging investments, needed for achieving strategic goals of organizational development. Training will allow learners to deepen and expand their professional knowledge and skills in the field of corporate finance and financial management, as well as master key aspects of the financial director’s competencies.

Specialization module leader — Vasiliy Tkachyov, Ph.D. (Economics), MGIMO Associate Professor, member of a Group of experts of the Association of Regional Banks of Russia on monetary policy. Working experience at Procter&Gamble (responsible for building the financial service in distributing companies in Southern Russia), expert to Department of Economic and Social Development of the Council of Europe (Strasburg). Author and co-author of books on finance and investments, participant and speaker of leading Russian and foreign Conferences on finance and management.

This specialization is oriented at professionals with working experience in finance, who would like to broaden and expand their professional skills, and at those who would like to change their current field of managerial activity and master key aspects of a financial director’s competence.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Core disciplines

  • Economics for Managers
  • Management
  • Financial Business Environment
  • Financial management, accounting and risk analysis
  • Legal environment of business
  • Marketing
  • Business Planning
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Leadership and Personal Efficiency Growth
  • Organization Behavior
  • Business communications
  • Business Ethics and CSR

Elective courses

  • Information technology and business transformation
  • Political environment of global business
  • Business Protocol and cross-cultural communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Theory and Practice of Business-State Interaction (GR)
  • International Transport Operations and Logistics
  • Start-up management
  • Critical thinking and decision-making

Specialization courses

  • Organizing the Financial Services of a Firm.
  • The Role, Tasks and Competences of a Financial Director
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting (RAS and IFRS)
  • The Market of Securities and Derivative Financial Instruments
  • Company’s Interactions with Banks: Services and Operations of Banks for Enterprises
  • Audit
  • Short-term Business Funding
  • Financial Policy and the Company’s Strategy
  • Capital Management. Attracting Long-term Financing. Organization of IPO
  • Management of Investment Programs and Project Portfolios
  • Tax Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Principles and Mechanisms of Public-private Partnership
  • Interactions with Investors

Business English module (optional)

External Module (optional)

Certificate of Education

Students who successfully complete the MBA Programme receive a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in «Financial Director».

Programme cost — 920,000 RUB for the entire period of study. Payment is made by semester.

Programme format — Weekend (20 months) — once per month (Friday through Sunday 9:00 – 19:00)

Admission requirements:

  • Higher education degree
  • At least 25 years of age
  • At least 3 years of managerial experience
  • Applicant must have a leadership potential and a strong motivation to learn

Selection process for the MBA programme

Stage 1

Stage 2

  • Solving of a business-case
  • Testing of English language skills

Stage 3

  • Interview with the supervisor of the programme
  • Enrollment decision

Start of the Programme — 25 October 2019

For more information please contact us at: +7 495 225-40-88 or +7 495 225-40-45, e-mail: business@inno.mgimo.ru