EXPERTS IN BUSINESS EDUCATION
Master Program

Finance MBA

Finance MBA
Master of Business Administration

Finance MBA

Next Intakes
– March, 2022 (OPEN)


Our finance curriculum is taught by the top-notch leading finance experts – with an unmatched legacy of industry background from companies such as Deloitte, KPMG, Unicredit Group, Allianz, InterCapital, Intesa SanPaolo, Erste bank, Croatian National Bank, Bouygues Group, etc.

This unique Finance MBA program is designed to prepare students for careers in financial advisoryfinancial planningbankingcorporate finance, accounting, audit, tax, insurance and other institutions in the financial sector.

Our lecturers are experts with long-standing working experience from the financial and banking institutions.

Graduates who earn a Finance MBA may excel in any number of financial service arenas, including:

   FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

   ACCOUNTING & AUDITING

   FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND REPORTING

   TAXATION

   INVESTMENT BANKING

   PRIVATE EQUITY

   FINANCIAL ADVISORY

Finance MBA program consists of core and elective courses you have to complete. Some of the topics include Financial statement analysis and reporting, Valuation and M&A, Financial Management, Portfolio Management, Capital Markets and International finance, Investment Banking, Derivatives, Financial Risk Management and Insurance, Financial Engineering and modeling big data finance, Private Equity & Venture Capital,  Trading,  Audit, Financial regulation and Taxes.

Overall, Finance MBA is composed of 12 core and 11 elective courses that will be taught by leading experts from financial industry.

For the online learning system, we are using the platform used by Harvard and MIT

We are offering 2  options for attending the MBA program:

  • Campus Finance MBA 
  • Blended Finance MBA

Blended Finance MBA is a combination of campus/onsite MBA and online courses that we offer through our state-of-the-art platform. You are very flexible in choosing whether  to attend physical, campus based MBA and take a course or go online and complete the same course. We believe that this combination can be a perfect formula for working professionals in meeting their busy agenda and schedules.

Overview

Overview

Duration: 12 Months
Online Video Lectures on SSBM’s top-notch platform (Blended)
12 Core Courses + 11 Elective Courses (2 elective courses to be chosen)
1 Personal Advisor
SSBM Connect
60 ECTS Credits
Taught in English

Topics covered by Finance MBA

  • Financial statement analysis and Reporting
  • Valuation and M&A
  • Financial Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Capital Markets and International finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financial Engineering and modeling big data finance
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Trading
  • Audit
  • Financial regulation
  • Taxes

These topics will be heart of the Finance MBA program and will be presented through 12 core courses and 11 elective courses by leading experts from financial world.

Curriculum

MANDATORY COURSES*

  • Financial statement analysis and Reporting
  • Valuation and M&A
  • Financial Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Capital Markets and International finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financial Engineering and modeling big data finance
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Trading
  • Audit

ELECTIVE COURSES* 

  • Tax Management
  • Financial Regulation
  • Strategic Risk Management
  • Costing and Profitability through the prism of Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
  • AML Compliance – mystery or not?
  • Operations Strategy
  • Transformation Management
  • Organizational agility – surviving and thriving in turbulent times
  • Digital Transformation – strong business enabler or just a global buzz?
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Empower Your Teams
* final list of available courses is subject to change

Lecturers

COURSE PROFESSOR
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Phd, Dario Silić, CEO Bina Istra dd
DERIVATIVES Msc Branimir Britvić Head of Financial Markets at Erste Bank
VALUATION AND M&A MBA Mario Tešanović Executive Director Risk Management and Control Division at PBZ (Intessa Sanpaolo) 
Phd, Dario Silić, CEO Bina Istra dd
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS AND REPORTING PhD Hrvoje Volarević, Senior Adviser at Croatian National Bank (HNB)
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT MBA Ivan Kurtović, CEO at InterCapital Asset Management 
CAPITAL MARKETS AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Phd Ante Žigman, President at the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (HANFA)
INVESTMENT BANKING MBA CFA Hrvoje Bujanović, Senior Executive Director Corporate Banking Products at PBZ (Intessa Sanpaolo)
FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT & INSURANCE MBA Mateo Mohorović, Director, Corporate and Investment Banking CEE at Unicredit Group  
Msc Phd cand. Slaven Dobrić, Management board member at Allianz
FINANCIAL ENGINEERING AND MODELING BIG DATA FINANCE Phd Daniel Lenardić, Partner at KPMG
PRIVATE EQUITY & VENTURE CAPITAL Phd CFA CIPM  Pierre Matek, Capital Markets and non bank Financial Institutions consultant
TRADING MBA CFA Ivo Balen, Head of Markets and Financial Institutions at Zagrebačka Banka (Unicredit Group)
AUDIT Msc, FCCA Domagoj Vuković, Partner at Deloitte
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Contact Info

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1213 Genève
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Lecturers

The teaching faculty composed of experts in financial and banking industry with an extensive experience.

Pere Mioč

Mazars

Domagoj Vukovic

Head of audit KPMG Slovenia

Ivo Balen, CFA

Head of Markets and Financial Institutions at Zagrebacka banka

Pierre Matek, PhD

Management Board Member at Feelsgood Capital Partners

Daniel Lenardic, PhD

Partner at KPMG

Slaven Dobrić, COO

COO Allianz Croatia

Mateo Mohorović

Director, Corporate and Investment Banking CEE at Unicredit Group

Hrvoje Bujanovic, MBA, CFA

Senior Executive Director Corporate Banking Products at PBZ (Intesa Sanpaolo)

Ante Žigman, PhD

President at the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (HANFA

Ivan Kurtović, CEO

CEO at InterCapital Asset Management

Mario Tesanovic, MBA

Executive Director Risk Management and Control Division at PBZ (Intessa Sanpaolo)

Branimir Britvic

Head of Financial Markets at Erste Bank

Hrvoje Volarević, PhD

Senior Adviser at Croatian National Bank (HNB)

Adrian Hammer

Senior Manager at Deloitte

Dario Silic, PhD

CEO Bina Istra dd

Premium Knowledge

In-depth knowledge on latest financial and banking topics.

Finance & Banking Career

You will learn yo apply novel, innovative, and creative solutions to complex financial or banking problems 

Flexibility

Finance MBA fits with working professional busy schedule by providing flexible study structure.

Our Finance MBA will help you to be prepared to assume a career in financial advisory, financial planning, banking, corporate finance and other institutions in the financial sector. 

Overall Finance MBA brings the following aspects to your career development:

  • Getting knowledge on how to apply finance indicators in practice in foreign capital markets and to use concepts of modern corporate finance
  • Developing intuition and providing the necessary skills for pricing and hedging derivatives, as well as using them for risk management, investment, and prediction
  • Usage of practical tools and methods to value a broad range of assets
  • Expertise to analyse companies and cash flows financially and comprehend basic profitability concerns and risk analysis ideas
  • Gaining practical knowledge connected with day-to-day portfolio management and skills how to construct and manage a portfolio
  • Understanding the process of financing with private equity and venture capital
  • Analysing risk and return after considering the institutional features of asset issuance by using quantitative models in securities analysis, as the fundament for a discussion of modern portfolio theory
  • Practical skills via case study work to get familiar with the financial advisory process and what it means to be an investment banking practitioner
  • Understanding the risk management process and methods and skills how to calculate a variety of risk measures
  • Getting the first hands-on exposure to manipulating massive sophisticated data structures, where the student shall be able to construct a model and manipulate large data sets
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of trading stocks and contracts on exchanges, dealer networks, and among brokers; understanding trading mechanisms and how market structure affects trading behaviour

SSBM MBA STUDENTS

Who Are SSBM MBA Students?
  • DiversityOver 90 different countries and cultures represented
  • ExpertiseTop notch financial education
  • EngagementOur top-notch learning approach will keep you engaged and motivated

AVERAGE AGE

40

years old

INTERNATIONAL

90+

countries

WORK EXPERIENCE

10

years in average

Join a selected and experienced group of classmates, grow together and build a strong network. 

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What our students say?

  • Adina Grecu

    “It is a great experience and I truly appreciate this chance that I have received, to study at SSBM Geneva, one of the top 10 European Business Schools offering online MBAs”.
    Adina Grecu, Head of Digital & Online Marketing , Switzerland

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  • Katarina Lasic

    “I completed the Executive MBA program and it has been quite an experience. I have enjoyed myself and my expectations have been exceeded”.
    Katarina Lasic, Finance Director, Novo Nordisk

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  • Alex E. Asampong

    “SSBM is highly efficient regarding information, assistance and all tools one needs to accomplish study successfully. Undoubtedly, I am very proud of my excellent experience with SSBM”.
    Alex E. Asampong, Lecturer Utrecht University, Netherlands

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  • David Annan

    “It was a great experience and I want to thank entire SSBM for an amazing support during my thesis. I’m also proud to be part of DBA mentors after I finished my DBA journey”.
    David Annan, Author and Lecturer, Kazakhstan

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  • Elisa Simeoni

    “SSBM offers high level education with experienced professors and effective learning. This is a great opportunity to boost my career and invest in quality education”
    Elisa Simeoni, Talent Manager, i-surance, France

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  • Aser Matter

    “The greatest benefit of the program was much more than the “piece of paper”…Thanks to the SSBM for the MBA program, I know that I have all of the tools to be a successful and ethical leader.”
    Aser Mater, Director, Jaz Hotel Group

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  • Apostol Georgiev

    “Studying at SSBM Geneva has been extremely impactful for the way I look at business organizations. There are so many things I’ve learned…”
    Apostol Georgiev, Risk consultant at Wells Fargo

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  • Lisa Tamilia

    “I am very impressed with my experience in the DBA program! It is also a great network and collaboration with a professional network of great students around the globe”
    Business Instructor, USA

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  • Rohini Ghavari

    “I’m very happy with the support of my mentor. It is really amazing and I’m enjoying my journey.”
    Rohini Ghavari, DBA Student, India

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  • Abraham G Melgar

    “All the programs at SSBM have been wonderful and the teachers were extremely helpful. In my specific case, the course that helped me pay for the entire MBA degree and set the the foundation for my financial well-being in life is the finance course at SSBM”
    Abraham Melgar, Country Sales Manager, Bolivia

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Finance MBA
Tuition Fees
Admissions
Curriculum

Finance MBA

Finance MBA was designed in partnership with leading experts from financial and banking industry.

Finance MBA program is offered in English, brings 60 ECTS credits, and is organised into 12 core and 11 elective courses. Earn your Finance MBA in 12 months. Program takes place in Zagreb, Croatia with a possibility to attend also some online courses (Blended option).

The practical relevance and applicability of the curriculum are the focal point of this finance program. The Finance MBA’s course contents cover a broad spectrum of relevant financial topics. During your studies, you will gain access to productive practice-based projects and learn to apply the curriculum directly to real life.

All of the lectures are following high standards and are delivered by leading experts from the financial industry. Our professors will keep you engaged, motivated and will provide high quality teaching experience so you leverage your professional development and advance your career.

Tuition Fees

Campus Finance MBA: 8.000 EUR*
Blended Finance MBA: 7.000 EUR*

We offer various scholarship opportunities. We invite you to carefully check which one can apply to you.

* This price includes all online program related costs. Additional costs may apply in some circumstances. 

 

Admissions

– Undergraduate degree (Bachelor) from a recognized university or equivalent

– Grade transcripts

– Your CV or resume

– ID or passport copy

– One photo

Curriculum

Finance MBA curriculum is composed of 12 core and 11 elective courses that you can attend. We organize elective courses in collaboration with our business and industry partners on specific topics relevant to global financial, business and management challenges.

MANDATORY COURSES

  • Financial statement analysis and Reporting
  • Valuation and M&A
  • Corporate Finance
  • Portfolio Management
  • Capital Markets and International finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Derivatives
  • Financial Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financial Engineering and modeling big data finance
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Trading
  • Audit

ELECTIVE COURSES

  1. Tax Management
  2. Financial Regulation
  3. Strategic Risk Management
  4. Costing and Profitability through the prism of Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
  5. AML Compliance – mystery or not?
  6. Operations Strategy
  7. Transformation Management
  8. Organizational agility – surviving and thriving in turbulent times
  9. Digital Transformation – strong business enabler or just a global buzz?
  10. Strategic Marketing Management
  11. Empower Your Teams

* final list of available courses is subject to change

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Student Testimonials

  • I chose to study at SSBM, because it gives me flexibility to combine online and onsite learning.

    GUSTAV LINDÉUS
  • The thing I like the most is definitely the possibility to organize studying time on my own, as well as the deadlines for all the projects. The whole program is very approachable and easy to follow.

    FRANCIS OKOH
  • SSBM truly offers high quality education. The course material allows you to apply academic theory to real-world examples from the global business world in an easy manner.

    JELENA PENAVA
  • I am quite impressed with the program, most importantly the quality of the education and the professors. It has been wonderful and I would recommend the program. I also gained and increased my productivity as a manager

    INES BORCIC
  • I chose SSBM as an excellent continuation of my education and combining my professional knowledge with theory and practice of the lectures. SSBM allows flexibility with my personal life and professional life as well as achieving my goals.

    EMMANUEL ENUBUOGIDI

Online Teaching Experience

Online teaching experience is an important factor when going for an online study. At SSBM, we aim at providing top-notch learning experience.

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Experts in Business Education

We are “Experts in Business Education”. Our core values stand on:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Connectivity
  • Expertise

We offer Swiss quality through unique Experience, Exchange, Everywhere and Engagement.

 

Alumni

Networking is one of our core strategic directions.

SSBM has signed a strategic partnership with MBA Alumni clubs enabling SSBM MBA students to become members of the MBA Alumni Club. This will provide to our MBA students new networking opportunities to connect with peers from same but also different industries as one of SSBM’s main objective is to have diverse student body.

 

SSBM Connect

How about connecting with your peers, alumni, students, professors, industry leaders and companies we work with?

SSBM enables this through our unique and innovative “SSBM Connect” platform where you can engage, interact and socialize with SSBM community!

Still Wondering Why Study at SSBM?

SSBM is a truly innovative and leading business and management school that aims at taking education to a new level!
We aim at providing a superior learning experience that will have a direct impact on your professional development.

With our unique programs you will strengthen your strategic visionefficiency and leadership to manage today’s organizations.

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