MSc in Economics and Management of Financial Institutions

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The MSc in Economics and Management of Financial Institutions has been designed to cover, with an interdisciplinary approach, the various fields that characterise the management of financial institutions.

Graduates of this programme will therefore possess a sound knowledge of the theoretical foundations and analytical methods of economics, finance, banking, financial markets law and regulation.  They will then extend and build on this knowledge combining courses in the monetary, financial and credit fields in order to acquire advanced technical skills in the different fields proper of the management of financial institutions. To this end they will also make use of quantitative techniques and IT tools. A fluent use of English and of another EU language (other than Italian) is also required.

Graduates will be professionals with the knowledge and the abilities necessary to analyse problems in the different fields of the management of financial institutions, to formulate alternative strategies to solve these problems and to evaluate the implications of different strategic options. Successful graduates will be able to fill positions of responsibility in banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions, as well in national and international banking and financial regulatory authorities.

The MSc in Economics and Management of Financial Institutions has the following specific objectives:

  • To consolidate the interdisciplinary grounding in the areas of (a) corporate finance; (b) securities analysis and option basics (c) mathematical, econometric and statistical methods applied to economics and finance; (d) legislation for financial and credit intermediation;
  • To provide in-depth knowledge of macro-economic factors which affect the behaviour of financial intermediaries;
  • To ensure that the students gain the theoretical skills needed to understand the characteristics of financial systems in different countries, with a special focus at the EU.
  • To ensure that the students gain the technical skills needed to evaluate different management policies and techniques for credit and insurance intermediation under different regulation constraints and market conditions.
  •  To provide, within the main  business lines of  financial institutions, in-depth awareness of product and pricing policies, familiarity with methods for risks and performance analysis, and growth strategies.