International Executive MBA in Finance and Control

International Executive MBA in Finance and Control

Embrace the Challenge of International Financial Leadership Roles.

The International Executive MBA in Finance and Control program is tailored to finance professionals gifted with the talent and drive to become CFOs. The program targets professionals with an academic background and several years of experience in a finance function within multinational organizations. It integrates general management capabilities with the specific requirements of the business partner role, reporting role and fiduciary role of senior finance professionals.

The program hosts an internationally diverse group of participants from multinational corporations (MNCs) providing an inspiring community with the potential for a ‘deep dive’ in several areas relevant for future CFOs. In addition to the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences in class, the participants also provide a lifelong network.

The program has been established to boost careers in finance. While many finance functions have become rather specialized, this program provides an opportunity to focus on the broad knowledge and skills needed to prepare for the role of CFO in one of the operating companies in an MNC.

Benefits

The program is designed to thoroughly prepare already highly educated and experienced professionals for a future role as a CFO. It teaches them to

  • leverage from strategy in the context of financial leadership;
  • facilitate the transition from information provider to strategic business partner;
  • apply new methodologies, techniques and skills in finance, control, strategy and leadership;
  • evaluate and select current trends in strategic financial management;
  • integrate data analytics in performance measurement and evaluation;
  • negotiate, manage conflicts and communicate effectively to a variety of audiences;
  • develop and apply long-term vision and strategy frameworks;
  • assess and enhance personal leadership style; and
  • drive innovation and lead cultural change.

Target Group

The International Executive MBA in Finance and Control program is designed for individuals with significant professional work experience.

The program targets particularly talented professionals aiming for an international career leading to a position as a finance executive. The program is designed for future CFOs and facilitates professionals who will take up a CFO position in an operating company in a multinational organization within a few years.

Collaboration of Three Business Schools with Strong Focus on Finance

The program is run by a partnership of three leading institutions: Aalto University Executive Education, NHH Norwegian School of Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam School of Business Economics. All three institutions have an impressive track record of highly evaluated and accredited executive programs and have earned a reputation for delivering high quality finance professionals and CFOs in their respective countries. These institutions, together with internationally renowned faculty, give participants an opportunity to acquire and apply up-to-date knowledge in an MNC setting and to enhance their career towards an international CFO position.

The intensive program is offered in three locations – Amsterdam, Bergen and Helsinki. All three cities have well-established flight connections to the rest of the world and are known both for their rich cultural heritage and their international orientation.

About the programme

ECTS Credits
90 ECTS
Degree
Master of Business Administration (MBA in Finance and Control)

Practical information

  • The International Executive MBA in Finance and Control will start in September 2019. The closing date for applications for the program is August 9, 2019.
  • The tuition fee for the International Executive MBA in Finance and Control program is € 45,000 (+ VAT, if applicable) from June 8, 2019 and onwards.
  • In addition to the final application deadline, we have two Early Bird deadlines. Please note that applicants are only entitled to one Early Bird benefit.
  • First Early Bird application deadline April 12, 2019.
    Candidates who have applied by the first Early Bird deadline, have been accepted, and have confirmed their participation in the International Executive MBA in Finance and Control program are offered an Early Bird fee of € 43,000 (+ VAT, if applicable).
  • Second Early Bird application deadline June 7, 2019.
    Candidates who have applied by the second Early Bird deadline, have been accepted, and have confirmed their participation in the International Executive MBA in Finance and Control program are offered an Early Bird fee of € 44,000 (+ VAT, if applicable).
  • Please note that the program fee does not include travel expenses or accommodation.

Contact

Programme Calendar

23.09.-28.09.2019
Amsterdam
Module 1: CFO and Finance Function
25.11.-30.11.2019
Helsinki
Module 2: Strategic Management
30.03.-04.04.2020
Bergen
Module 3: Organizing and Managing Innovation
08.06.-13.06.2020
Bergen
Module 4: Managing in Dynamic Business Environment
14.09.-19.09.2020
Amsterdam
Module 5: Decision Making and Data Management
30.11.-05.12.2020
Helsinki
Module 6: Managing Impacts and Boundaries
19.04.-24.04.2021
Amsterdam
Module 7: Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
07.06.-12.06.2021
Bergen
Module 8: Governance, Leadership and Change Management