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International Master in Finance

The International Master in Finance aims to equip professionals with the right skills to effectively manage finances, do financial forecasting and planning, learn, apply and master all the tools and innovative practices in finance, big data, machine learning, and fintech.

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Formula International
Method On Campus
Language English
Intake October 2023
Enrollment 76%
Available seats 12
Scholarship valid until June 16th
25% OFF

International Master in Finance 

Build a Wealth of Financial Knowledge & Core Competences, to succeed as Innovative & Responsible Leader in the World of Finance. These professionals will be able to gain an in-depth understanding of financial management & markets; financial assets, portfolio theory, sales & trading, the time value of money, capital budgeting, the cost of capital, capital structure and dividend policy, corporate risk management, mergers and acquisitions, financial statistics & econometrics, big data, etc. 

Participants will equip themselves first with general core knowledge in management and get expertise in Finance. 

Shape your professional path through 4 pillars:

Real link with companies

An international network of companies’ partners to help young and senior professional in building their careers and RBS to create the better learning experience possible, thanks to Business Practice LAB, Company visits, in class exercises and exclusive lecturers.


Rome Business School is proudly the most international business school in Italy, being able to immerse our students in a stimulating environment, thanks to our international faculty, our exclusive Bootcamps in Silicon Valley, Barcelona, Paris, Rome and Tuscany and mixed ethnicity in our classes.

Professional Impact

Our higher purpose is to build managers and leaders. For this reason, we’ve built our Masters around our student’s professional and personal growth, providing different service and experiences, just like our Career Service, multiple company meetings, Company Shadowing, Individual Coaching sessions and a soft skills program.

Higher Purpose

Following our motto, Better Managers for a Better World, an entire section of our Masters is fully dedicated to higher purpose in business, Corporate Social Responsibility and creation of a sustainable approach and mindset to business

Why choose our International Master in Finance?

Career Impact

+40% Salary Increase on average, after 1 year of completing the Master in Finance. They work in prestigious companies in the Finance Industry such as: Blue Oceans Finance and PwC

International Bootcamp

Think big and go global, choose among 4 continents and 7 International Bootcamps. Choose among the bootcamps in Silicon Valley (US), Paris, Rome, Tuscany, Barcelona, Nigeria, Qatar and Have an immersive and stimulating experience, focused on the topics of the business world and network and learn from top company managers.

Expand your Network with Industry Experts​

Expend your professional network and meet industry experts, managers, researchers through guest lectrures and company visits.

Stock Market ​Simulation on the trading platform

Enter in a simulated stock market by using the trading platform, have a fictional brokerage account and allocated seed capital to invest in publicly traded companies and trade stocks. ​ Practice, experience, predict and learn.

Business in Action

Business Practice lab powered by BNL Bank - Do a risk management analysis for a bank’s product, assessing the different types of risks, using risk identification tools learned in class. Study and provide insight on the European corporate market for companies like; Nokia, BNL Bank. Unicredit, KPMG​. Access and answer by practicing concepts over 200 questions used on the Bloomberg Assessment to assess the sharpness of your mind to work in financial services.

Among our Partners:

Program: International Master in Finance

The International Master in Finance aims to train professionals with passion, will then learn how to effectively perform financial planning, manage finance, optimize, grow businesses incorporating the digital innovative financial best practices and stand out as innovative and responsible leaders. ​ 

Ultimately, they will be with a growth mindset, fully ready to make an impact out in the world and achieve a career milestone.

Develop core managerial skills & strong financial knowledge to stand out as competitive leader in the finance industry

During the first module of the Master in Finance, students will learn notions of:

  • Managerial Economics
    This module aims to prepare students by providing them with the essentials of entrepreneurship and business planning.
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
    With this module, the managerial skills required to understand a Business Plan and its structure will be developed.
  • Business Strategy
    Through this module, students will know how to understand the long-term direction and strategy of a company, and will be able to identify the strategic business units of organizations.
  • Accounting & Budgeting
    This module is aimed at students understanding the importance of financial management and control principles, with key indicators such as ROI, EBIT, GAAP.
  • Project & Operations Management
    With this module, students will be able to manage projects, examine data and information, and have a diagnostic approach in solving problems.
  • Marketing: Traditional and Digital
    Students will learn the application of marketing principles in organizational decision making.
  • Human Resource Management
    This subject area focuses on strategic human resource issues such as workforce acquisition, development, motivation and retention.
Do financial forecasting, manage liquidity & understand international finance to grow business globaly

During the second module, students will learn:

1) Introduction to Financial Management ​

  • Firms and the Financial Markets​
  • Advanced Financial Excel ​
  • Financial Statement Analysis​
  • Banking Systems (Central Banks, IMF, Alternate Payment Systems)​

2) Valuation of Financial Assets ​

  • The Time Value of Money​
  • Risk and Return—Capital Market Theory​
  • Interest Rates and Debt Valuation​
  • Investment Decision Criteria ​
  • Securities Valuation​

3) Capital Budgeting​

  • Financial Research, Forecasting and Planning​
  • Analyzing Project Cash Flows​
  • Risk Analysis and Project Evaluation​
  • Securities Law and Bankruptcy Legal Issues​

4) Capital Structure, Liquidity and Payout Policy ​

  • The Cost of Capital and Capital Structure Policy​
  • Dividend, Share Repurchase and Tax Policy​
  • Financial Distress, Managerial Incentives, and Information​
  • CFO Job and Capital Allocation Decisions​
  • Working Capital Management​
  • Corporate Risk Management
Apply innovative tools in ifnance, big data & fintech to improve and automate the delivery & use of financial services

During the third module of the Master in Finance, students will explore:

5) Investment Vehicles ​

  • Derivatives​
  • Real Estate Finance​
  • International Business Finance​
  • Mergers and Acquisitions​
  • Hedge Fund Style Investing/Arbitrage/Portfolio Theory and Management​

​6) Innovation and Sustainability in Finance ​

  • Financial Statistics & Econometrics ​
  • Financial Mathematics ​
  • Big Data, AI and Fintech ​
  • Cryptocurrencies, Tokens, and Other Alternative Payment Systems​
  • Sustainable Finance, CSR and Venture Capital Investing in Finance​
Why Electives?

The goal of Rome Business School is to develop future managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals who are ready to capitalize on the benefits of digitalization, go global, and have a positive impact on society.

Electives are ideal tools for students to improve their employability by focusing on high-demand skills. ​

  • Electives assist students in carving out a niche for themselves and becoming more competitive.
  • Electives expose students to courses they might not have encountered otherwise.
  • Electives provide a one-of-a-kind curriculum that fosters life and career skills. ​
  • Elective courses are organized in 4 main areas of interest. You can choose one of them
Practice Lab | In partnership with

Rome Business School Practice Lab is the place where theoretical concepts are put in practice and participants learn through experience. The Lab is run by BNL managers who will examine different specialist knowledge, work on exercises and network, while sharing their experience and expertise with the students. This Lab is entirely run by BNL managers with whom you will create strategy to guide customer’s throught the customer’s journey of BNL.

Capstone Project

At the conclusion of your course, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills by taking on a genuine business problem. Utilize your skills to spot chances and develop a strategy that is genuinely creative.

Take on a genuine business challenge. You might decide to work in a small group, come up with an online sales plan, or design a loyalty programme for various generations.

Two case studies from two genuine firms will be provided to you so that you can put your master’s course knowledge to the test.

Previous years’ experiences 

The Practical Challenge:

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

There’s the opportunity to experience an intensive and fully immersive business experience during a week, facing challenges, dealing with managers, students and lecturers, and creating your own project that will be presented at the end of the Bootcamp Experience.

Rome Business School International Bootcamps experiences

Change your life forever: discover where the World Technology was born and grown. From microprocessors to computers, from browser to social media, from sharing economy to crypto currencies.


The challenge is how to combine creation and management in a luxury house as in all types of companies.

Sup de Luxe welcomes every year more than 500 students from all over the world. Since its creation, the school has enjoyed an undeniable success with its network of 3.500 graduates.

Develop a completely new business idea through the Google Ventures Methodology: The Design Sprint. How innovation and entrepreneurship are leading the change of the global market.

The aim is to mix together contents and network to become leaders in the strategy of your current or future company.

Experience Italy through a native person’s perspective by a cultural exploration and understanding of not only the process of winemaking, but mostly the convivial importance of food and wine.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to do business, generate growth as a socially responsible leader and discover the giant of Africa.

Discover and develop unique opportunities to grow in a dynamic environment with a traditional yet modern approach to business.

Your Mentors

An International Leading Team | CAB

The Corporate Advisory Board embodies the spirit of collaboration between the academic world and the real management sphere by becoming one of the key players in the Quality Assurance Process, the process of continuous improvement of the Rome Business School’s range of Management Training programs.

Composed of 87 Leaders, Managers and Professionals from key areas of National and International Businesses, through the Corporate Advisory Board, Rome Business School activates a process of continuously updating its training programs, relying on numerous business interactions and inputs provided by the members of the committee in the annual meetings and discussions with the school.

101 Members
19 CEO and General Management
12 Finance


Highly qualified international university professors, trainers, and business managers who come from a range of operational and professional fields—from merchandiser to lawyer, from entrepreneurship to coach and speaker—hold the Rome Business School’s International Master in Finance degree. The educational strategy aims to provide students with the knowledge and abilities that the market currently demands.

Program Director

Marshall Langer

A native of Miami, Florida, Marshall received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has additionally taken extensive graduate coursework in counselling psychology at New York University.

Marshall enjoyed a 12-year career in diverse business and finance sectors in the U.S. and Europe. He has worked on Wall Street on investment banking and risk arbitrage for firms like Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette as well as in trading for BNP Paribas. He further worked in the areas of corporate management, marketing strategy, management consulting, and real estate.

Marshall has also taught at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Fordham University, University of Connecticut, Luiss University, and The American University of Rome. Marshall authored UN agency FAO Course guide: Fundamentals of International Business Management, Rome, 2006 and co-author of Leveraged Buyouts, Rome, Kappa, 2012.​

Josephine Luzon Professor John Cabot University

PhD in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix; Finance Manager at Bioversity International since 1993, where she is responsible for the management of Bioversity’s financial resources. She manages the daily operations of the finance, accounting, budgeting and travel operations of the institute. ; Bioversity International is a CGIAR Research Centre, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, and works in collaboration with he International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

Vincenzo Mazzotta Founder

Studio Mazzotta

Francesco Baldi Baldi Studio Legale - Labor lawyer

He’s currently senior researcher in corporate finance at the Management Department of the University of Turin. Extensive professional experience in the finance sector. He began his career as a dealer in London and subsequently worked for Deloitte, MCC SpA (the investment bank of the Capitalia SpA Banking Group), Capitalia SpA, ENEL SpA.​ 

DEMETRIOS ZAMBOGLOU Chief Operating Officer

20+ years of experience in fintech. He’ currently Chief Operating Officer at CFI Financial Group, Credit Financier Invest, an award-winning trading provider, possessing more than 24+ years of experience and operating through different entities around the world. He holds an ALP from Cambridge University, a PhD from King’s College London, a Master’s from CASS Business School, and a Master’s in Engineering from Lancaster University.​

Ruggero Battisti​ Italrevi S.p.A. - Global Management Group - Partner

Founding Partner at ItalRevi S.p.A., an Italian auditing and accounting organization, founding partner at GMG Capital S.r.l., an accounting consulting organization. Founding member and Administrator of the Lab PA Foundation, that aims to promote training, change and innovation in the Public Administration. It is particularly active in the financial, industrial, pharmaceutical, construction, public administration and non-profit sectors.

ALESSANDRO VILLADEI Contributor and author at Seeking Alpha

BSc in Business Administration and Economics, CFA certified. Currently he’s contributor and author at Seeking Alpha, a crowd-sourced content service for financial markets. Articles and research covers a broad range of stocks, asset classes, exchange-traded funds, and investment strategies.

Taher Hanadi
Taher Hanadi Beirut Arab University - Associate Professor Of Economics

Hanadi Taher has a PhD. In Money Finance and International Economics. She is an Associate Professor of Economics Department at the Faculty of Business Administration at Beirut Arab University. Her research interests include areas in Money Finance and Economics. She has published multiple review journals, and has various papers accepted in many conferences.​

Alessandro Pastres
Alessandro Pastres Head of Social Finance & Social and Solidarity Economy BNL BNP Paribas

Head of Social Finance & Social and Solidarity Economy - Retail Banking Division at BNL BNP Paribas, where he contributes to building change for sustainable and inclusive growth, capable of ensuring social equity, equality of opportunity, dignity of people, rights of future generations and respect for the environment and our planet.

Career and Entrepreneurship Services

Throughout your International Master in Financeyou will be accompanied and supported by our Career Services team. With over 10 years’ experience in education, we help young talents and managers to build their future, guiding them along the path that best suits their capabilities, desires and professional goals.  

To give our students the best support achieving their professional objectives, we’ve structured our Career Service into two core areas:

The master is particularly suitable for those who want to pursue a career in the following roles:

  • Company Treasurer
  • Financial Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Financial Trader
  • Stockbroker
  • Financial Services Sales Agent
  • Investment Banker
  • Finance Manager
  • Accountant
  • Lending Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Actuary
  • Private Equity Manager

Admission process

Rome Business School puts a lot of effort into upholding the highest level of excellence in the courses we offer. Because of this, all applicants must go through and successfully pass a selection process with the following structure in order to ensure the eligibility of the candidates:

Evaluation of credentials
Application Confirmation
Selection Interview

The admissions process’s purpose is to certify a candidate’s eligibility to enroll in the International Master in Finance. When evaluating candidates, the academic background, prior experiences in the Master’s programme themes, and motivation will all be taken into account. Following submission, the application will be examined by the Rome Business School’s academic committee. It is critical to include all required documentation in order to ensure the application’s acceptability.

International Master in Finance:

Financial Aid and Scholarships


Payment of the participation fee of € 7,900 can be made in the following ways:

  • 6 interest free installments after the course starts
  • Installments before the course starts with an additional 5% discount
  • Single payment solution by the enrollment deadline with an additional 10% discount


Based on their personal profile, experience and proven motivation, the candidate may be awarded a scholarship to partially cover the participation fee. In fact, Rome Business School offers the most deserving candidates the opportunity to benefit from 7 different types of scholarships. These partial economic hedges can consist of 6 months of interest-free financing.

  1. Early Enrollment Incentive
  2. Lifelong Learning Scholarship
  3. Academic Excellence Scholarship
  4. Executive Women Scholarship
  5. Entrepreneurial Grant
  6. Better Managers for a Better World Scholarship
  7. Student Loan Assistance Grant

Competition for scholarships increases as the starting date approaches and funds are limited, so it is advisable to apply as soon as possible.


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