MSc Sustainable Financial Management

  • Mixed rythm
  • 1 year to 2 years
  • Paris or Grenoble
  • English

The mission of this program is to provide graduates with advanced knowledge of finance and to prepare them for careers in global companies and financial advisory firms.

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Develop advanced financial skills and knowledge to start your career in the finance department of companies or in audit and finance consulting firms

The program covers the fundamentals of corporate and market finance, and advanced topics in performance analysis, financing strategies, and financial modelling.


Financial Times Ranking* 

19th in the World   
16th in Europe  
7th in France  

* Financial Times 2023 Master in Finance Ranking


Skills Acquired 

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and evaluate investment projects in terms of performance, risks and sustainability.
  • Propose relevant financing and hedging tools for companies.
  • Analyse and make decisions on financing requests.
  • Assess the ESG performance of a company.
  • Analyse the financial performance and risks of a company.
  • Estimate the value of a company in the context of M&A, LBO or IPO operations.
  • Understand the specificities of financial management and audit in a global company.
  • Negotiate and defend your decisions.
  • Be able to consider all stakeholders & analyze alternatives and consequences when making decisions.

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Program Highlights

Access cutting-edge pedagogy and learning facilities

During the taught part of the program, students are assigned 15 to 20 hours of interactive face-to-face teaching per week and are expected to work 30 hours outside the classroom. This includes pre-reading and preparation for class, homework and preparation for assessments. A large part of the face-to-face time is dedicated to putting into practice the financial concepts and theories: exercises, case studies and simulations will be used to develop the employability of students.

Study in a highly international environment and practice multicultural skills

Study entirely in English, in a group of up to 20 different nationalities, while being taught by multicultural faculty members.

Develop your language skills

Non-French speakers will study French (beginner to advanced level), a recommended option for students looking to work in France following their studies. French speakers may choose from a number of other languages at the beginner level.



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Our Strengths

  • Grenoble Ecole de Management is a triple-accredited organisation, which means it belongs to the top 1% of business schools in the world.
  • Graduates are also awarded the degree certificate “Analyste Financier”. This provides international recognition through the VISA de l’Etat and the Grade de Master from the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. This recognition is essential if you plan to work or continue your studies in Europe or overseas.
  • Develop professional skills thanks to our professors and alumni that have significant work experience as CFOs, Audit and Transaction advisory managers and Treasurers.
  • Learn how to assess the performance of companies in terms of sustainability.
  • The program provides an excellent preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst®* (CFA®) exams, as it is based on the CFA® Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and is part of the CFA® Institute University Affiliation program. In addition, the program includes a specific CFA® exam preparation module.

*Chartered Financial Analyst is a registered trademark owned by CFA Institute. 

badge_finance.pngThe MSc Sustainable Financial Management program at Grenoble Ecole de Management recognizes essential topics from the Certificate in ESG Investing from CFA Institute. This professional certificate offers both practical application and technical knowledge in the field of ESG investing 


Stéphanie Boyer, MSc Finance Director, GEMOur program is designed for graduates looking to work in the finance department of large companies or in financial audit and advisory. The program focuses not only on acquiring essential technical tools and concepts in finance, but also on using them in a professional context to develop your employability. You will learn from professionals and academic experts the skills needed by top employers globally, with a specific focus on sustainability and international financial management. For instance, you will learn how to assess the financial and extra-financial (ESG) performance of companies and provide recommendations in terms of short-term and long-term financing to global companies.I look forward to welcome you on our program. You should expect to work very hard but also to develop long-lasting friendships with students coming from all over the world.”  
Stéphanie Boyer, Program Director

Diplomas and accreditations


Updated 6/18/2024