Available dates

Feb 10—May 29, 2020
15 daysModules info
Grenoble, France
EUR 6100 ≈USD 6757
EUR 406 per day


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About the course

In today’s complex and globalized business world, finance skills are a vital part of any executive’s management tool kit. The Certificate in Finance & Digital Banking offers you the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required to understand your organization’s financial issues and achieve optimum performance thanks to effective financial management. Course content focuses on essential topics such as international finance, investment or valuation in order to provide you with a global perspective on current financial topics as well as insights and tools to enhance your organization’s performance.

This program will enable you to expand your understanding of finance, acquire technical and analytical skills, and overcome the challenges modern financial management. Participants will explore essential knowledge tied to international finance, financial management, investment and valuation.

  • Analyze the impact of diversification, economies of scale and cost-effective financial resources in terms of multinational companies.
  • Evaluate risks such as political instability, exchange rate fluctuations and complex fiscal regulations.
  • Develop essential skills for financial managers and controllers.
  • Examine the risks and benefits of uncertain investments.
  • Understand and explore valuation and its applications such as mergers, takeovers or spinoff operations.

Program strengths

  • Acquire strong technical and analytical skills for financial management.
  • Interact with academic and professional experts in the field of finance.
  • Open the door to career advancement thanks to recognized, concrete skills.
  • Develop intercultural skills while studying with faculty and peers from around the world.
  • Earn credit towards future MBA programs.
  • Take part in a training program developed by a triple accredited business school.


Participants will attend three intensive sessions of one week, each delivered on our Grenoble campus.

International financial management

Core concepts:

  • The international financial environment
  • Financial management for international business
  • The impact of foreign currencies and foreign exchange

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the current international financial environment and future evolutions
  • Analyze the impact of financial management on international business
  • Apply concrete financial techniques to manage cash flow in foreign currencies
  • Examine the impact of foreign exchange on investments

Managing financial performances

Core concepts:

  • Financial markets
  • Analysis of financial statements and performance
  • Planning, budgeting and controlling

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Analyze the evolution of new markets and private markets
  • Acquire skills to understand financing by public entities (IPO, convertible bonds and stock options)
  • Develop the ability to analyze financial statements and performance
  • Establish financial statements
  • Measure performance
  • Organize and implement a strategy using a business plan
  • Carry out variance analysis for budgeting and controlling

Investment and valuation

Core concepts:

  • Investing and uncertainty
  • Valuation and mergers

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Acquire fundamental knowledge of risk, risk measurement, ruin and viability
  • Analyze and manage systemic risk in investment projects using sensibility analysis and breakeven approaches, decision tree and investment analysis, and real options for valuation and decision rules
  • Valuate a company by understanding models for actuarial valuation and discounted cash flow.

Who should attend

  • Professionals with a basic understanding of finance who aim at acquiring essential knowledge and techniques in financial management;
  • Non-financial executives whose position or career evolution requires the appraisal of financial impact on business or validation of financial decisions.

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