• Receive a degree and a European certificate simultaneously
  • Make profitable decisions and lead the change in your organization

#2 in Latin America, Eduniversal 2018


The International Corporate Master in Finance and Financial Risk is a high-end program designed to develop your skills in the creation and implementation of value-generating strategies. It will enable you to master sophisticated tools to analyze the risk factors in a global business scenario.

SCHEDULES

STARTING

 

INVESTMENT

EACH TWO WEEKS 24 classroom months
Thursday from 19:00 to 22:30 and Sunday from 09:30 to 21:30
Jun 2020
S/. 65,300    

DEGREE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Master in Corporate Finance and Financial Risk from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • International Executive Program in Strategic Management and Corporate Finance

INTERNATIONAL TRIP

One week on the campus of  IE Business School, Madrid, Spain

POSITION IN RANKINGS

#2 in Latin America, Eduniversal 2018

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AIMED AT

Professionals in the financial or administrative areas with more than 3 years of work experience, looking to give a global perspective to their financial knowledge

FINANCING

Investment: S/.65,000

Entrance exam: S/.330

Direct with CENTRUM PUCP and interest-free (following evaluation).

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LOCATION

Campus of CENTRUM PUCP.

CONTACT US

Carmen Machiavello
626 7130 – 965 740 675
cmachiavello@pucp.edu.pe

Karina Bardales
626 7114 – 955 786 577
kbardales@pucp.edu.pe

Milagros Lazo
626 7175
mlazoh@pucp.edu.pe

Escarli Barbieri
626 7108 – 985 045 219
ebarbieri@pucp.edu.pe

Mariana Salmon
626 7102 – 999 142 065
msalmon@pucp.edu.pe

Giovanna Foullman
626 7105 – 992 270 918
gfoullman@pucp.edu.pe

Rosa María Rodríguez-Cadilla
626 7104 – 997 360 622
rrodriguezcadilla@pucp.pe

Rossana Murga
626 7115 – 994 695 711
rmurga@pucp.edu.pe

Maribel Osorio
6267110 – 944 614 193
mlosorio@pucp.edu.pe

These are the advantages of taking the International Corporate Master in Finance and Financial Risk:

  • You will receive a simultaneous master degree in the name of the nation and an international certification: 
    • Master’s in Corporate Finance and Financial Risk from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
    • International Executive Program in Strategic Management and Corporate Finance
  • You will have the backing of a top school in Latin America and the only one in Peru with the academic Triple Crown.
  • You will take a one week trip to Madrid, Spain.
  • You will be guided by teachers of high academic level, proven experience in business and magnificent personal qualities.
  • You will receive strong academic and practical training, which will improve your knowledge of financial management.
  • You can expand your network of contacts and expand your opportunities for growth, as part of the community of students from CENTRUM PUCP.
  • You will have the chance to be invited to Beta Gamma Sigma, the honorary society of students, graduates and world’s most important professors.
  • You can publish your thesis, should it be outstanding, as a case study, article or book.
  • You will be given access to job offers and fairs with CENTRUM Placements.
  • You will receive advice on employability by LHH-DBM Peru.

The International Corporate Master in Finance and Financial Risk includes the areas of Finance, Strategy and Leadership in its curriculum, and courses develop in four modules. To pass the program, you must successfully complete these courses, in addition to defend and pass a thesis.

CENTRUM PUCP may make changes in the curricula, or sequence of courses or teachers, according to its policy of continuous improvement. Failure to comply with the required quorum CENTRUM PUCP reserves the right to postpone the start of courses and programs.




  • TERM I

    • Financial Mathematics

      The course deals with the study of mathematical and financial instrument that is the basis for the decision-making process relating to financing activities, investment and business value. The fundamentals of financial mathematics; the concept of interest, discount and interest rates; interest rates used in the financial system; the concept of equivalence, future value and present value of simple movements and uniforms series; and scheduling of debt are studied.

    • Analysis of Financial Statements

      The course deals with the financial statements: balance sheet, the profit and loss statement, statement of changes in equity, cash flow statement, transaction analysis, horizontal and vertical analysis, ratios, cycles, capital accounts and management information systems.

    • Financial Econometrics I

      This course aims that the student has the skills to apply basic statistical techniques such as basic preparation for the use of advanced econometric techniques. The course covers the following topics: descriptive statistics, probability theory, random variables, distribution of discrete and continuous probability, sampling methods, central limit theorem, estimating confidence intervals, exploratory data analysis, hypothesis testing, correlation and statistical techniques of multivariate analysis (multiple linear regression, logistic regression, discriminant analysis, factor analysis, cluster analysis, variance analysis and structural equation modeling). The course also includes the development of practical cases.

    • Applied Macroeconomics I

      The course deals with the measurement of the level of economic activity (GDP, GNP, NNP), nominal variables and real variables, flows and stocks and the role of expectations. Also considers subjects such as aggregate supply and demand: the classical approach and the Keynesian approach, the Keynesian multiplier, monetary and fiscal policies and their impact on the company, the IS-LM model, and the analysis of the current situation and its impacts in the company.

    • Thesis Seminar I

      The course will provide an introduction to the APA standards for use in the preparation of academic literature in CENTRUM Católica such as theses, essays and scientific papers. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association "describes requirements for the preparation and proposal of manuscripts for publication" (American Psychological Association [APA], 2010, p. 6). As a document established by the American Psychological Association, the APA Manual is presented as an academic tool that guides and illustrates the style to be followed in the presentation of academic manuscripts. The topics deal with: (a) the types of articles, (b) the role of ethics in publications, (c) the structure of the manuscript, (d) writing style, (e) the use of tables and graphs, and (f) source citations and references.

  • TERM II

    • Financial Econometrics II

      This course aims that the student knows and applies econometric techniques to improve national and international financial decisions. The course covers the following topics: application of the least squares method to the valuation of financial assets and the APT (Arbitrage Pricing Theory), ARMA models, GARCH models, VAR models and VEC models. It also includes the development of practical cases.

    • Corporate Finance

      The course deals with the relationship between short-term capital and long-term capital, cost of capital, capital structure, CAPM model, estimating betas and rates of market risk, the economic situation and financial decision making in different contexts , operating leverage and financial leverage, decisions to increase or reduce capital and the processes of value creation in the company.

    • Cash Management

      This course aims at the students’ development of skills for the management of the treasury from the business point of view.
      The course covers the following topics: cash management, bank management, management of accounts receivable, management of accounts payable, new trends related to the management of liquidity at the national and international level, and alternative financing and investment in the short term. It also it includes the development of practical cases.

    • Operational, Credit and Systemic Risk Management

      The course aims that the student has the skills needed to improve the management of operational, credit and systemic risks in organizations in various sectors, taking into account international standards and their impact on organizations. The course covers the following topics: historical development of financial risk management, measurement of financial risks, risk management in alternative investments, credit risk management, management of derivatives, management of global financial risk, risk management of pensions, systemic risk management and management of non-financial risks. The course also includes the development of practical cases.

    • Research Methodology

      The course develops in students the ability to conduct research using the scientific method in subjects related to the business environment. Students must demonstrate increased knowledge in their field of research, developing skills in the review of literature, research design and the analysis of results.

    • Financial Derivatives I

      The course deals with futures and options traded in regulated financial markets, valuation of derivative instruments, positions in the purchase and sale of options, premiums of European options, interest rate and foreign exchange options. It also considers contract futures and hedging with futures.

  • TERM III

    • Financial Derivatives II

      The course deals with futures and options traded in financial institutions, and swaps, forwards, FRAs, IRS, and exchange rate and interest rate hedging. It also addresses issues of hedging strategies, and the cost and valuation of OTC transactions.

    • Valuations, Mergers and Acquisitions

      The course deals with the maximization of returns, return on the operation, analysis of exogenous factors of value, and critical factors to evaluate in the processes of merger, acquisition or sale. It is about the strategy of processes, valuation, evaluation of synergies among companies, valuation of implications in the sale of shares or assets and structuring of transactions.

    • Financial Engineering and Capital Markets

      The course analyzes the main operations and instruments of this market under considerations of coverage and speculation. Students will know the instruments, the major characteristics and determinants of value of the financial products most commonly used in four major markets: foreign exchange (Forex) market for financial derivatives, capital markets in its variable (shares) and fixed (bonds) versions and the money market.

  • TERM IV

    • Portfolio Management and Investment Alternatives

      This course aims to provide the student with the skills to structure portfolios and alternative investments. The course covers the following topics: basic concepts of risk management and portfolio management; optimal risky portfolio; equilibrium models; distribution of risk between risky assets and non-risky assets; market efficiency; evaluation of fund managers; bond yields and prices; yield curves; bond portfolio management; and structuring of global portfolios using transfer exchange funds of fixed income, variable income and commodities. It also includes the development of practical cases.

    • International Financial Standards and Ethics

      This course aims to improve the students’ ethical knowledge associated with the development of international financial markets as well as the principles and good practice standards achieved in international agreements. The course covers the following topics: historical development of financial and business ethics, theories and regulatory frameworks associated with national and international financial and business ethics, ethics associated with organizational behavior, financial system regulation standards proposed by Basel I , Basel II, Basel III, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as well as the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It also includes discussion of cases on this subject.

    • International Finance

      The course aims to help students understand how multinational corporations and foreign investors interact and make economic and business decisions in the markets under the current dynamics of the global economy and international financial markets. This means understanding how they work, to better manage the financial administration of the assets and liabilities of those companies and investors.

    • Thesis

      To graduate from the program, it is required to develop, defend in a public act and approve the thesis project. The development of the master's thesis has the following objectives: (a) provide students with the opportunity to engage in a research project and independent thinking; (b) explore an area of knowledge in depth; (c) apply knowledge gained from the various disciplines studied during the master's program; (d) apply models, concepts, ideas, and management methods to the fields of interest of the candidates themselves; (e) put analytical and critical thinking into practice; (f) show students different research approaches, methods of analysis, information management, and ethical methodological practices; (g) learn to draw conclusions and meaningful recommendations on the subject under analysis; (h) strengthen the capacity of students to communicate ideas and information in a rigorous and consistent manner; and (i) involve students in the type of writing and use of language that is required for academic and professional publications.

About IE Business School

IE Business School is recognized as the best business school in Spain and fifth in Europe by the Financial Times. It is also considered among the best schools in the world in international rankings like those published by BusinessWeek, Forbes, The Economist and Aspen Institute, for the quality of its programs.

International travel

  • You will make a week trip to the IE Business School campus (Madrid)

International travel conditions

  • The cost of the program includes face-to-face classes and lunches.
  • It does not include the cost of air tickets, accommodation or transfers during your stay in Madrid.
  • It does not include visa, issuance or renewal of passport, taxes or medical insurance procedures.

Courses to be taught at IE Business School

  • Economic environment Spain and Europe
  • Internationalization
  • Innovation / Business Laboratory
  • Digital transformation in the financial sector
  • Strategic project management
Alonso Segura Vasi
PhD (ABD) in Economics. University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, U.S. He has served as Minister of Economy and Finance. Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy at Banco de Crédito. Economist in the International Monetary Fund. He has teaching experience in universities in Peru, such as the Universidad del Pacífico and the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Kurt Burneo
Doctor in Business Administration and Management from Ramón Llull-Esade University, Spain, Master in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Former Scholarship Scholar of Postgraduacao Economics from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Economist from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru.
Beatrice Avolio
Doctor in Business Administration from the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands, Doctor in Strategic Business Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Master of Philosophy from the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands.
Sergio Chión
Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, USA. M.Sc. in Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, USA. Industrial Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Waldo Mendoza
Doctor in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). He is a professor and researcher in the Department of Economics of the PUCP. He is currently President of the Fiscal Council (CF) and member of the Board of Directors of the National Superintendence of Higher University Education (SUNEDU).
Javier Ismodes
Master in Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States of America. Master in Administration, ESAN. Bachelor of Science with a major in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Engineer, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Certificate in Digital Currencies from the University of Nicosia.
Carlos Mendiburu
Master in Economics, University of San Andrés, Argentina; Master in Applied Mathematics with a Mention in Applications to Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Economist, National University of Trujillo, Peru.
Aldo Quintana
Master in Business Administration and Economist, University of Lima, Peru. He has done specialization studies in Pension Funds and Money Management at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, in Risk Management at Chicago Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, USA, and in the BBVA Management Program, University of Piura, Peru.
Juan O’Brien
DBA (c) Doctor of Business Administration, Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands, Ph.D. (c) in Strategic Business Administration, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Master of Philosophy and Master of Business Administration in General and Strategic Management of the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands.
Alejandro Rabanal
Master in Business Administration, Duke University, USA Bachelor of Economics, Universidad del Pacifico, Peru. Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification. He has teaching experience at the University of Lima (undergraduate and Integral Center for Continuing Education) and in the Finance Extension Course of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Daniel Saba
Master of Bussines Administration, Stanford University, USA UU. Master in Business Administration, School of Business Administration for Graduates – ESAN, Peru. Industrial Engineer, National Engineering University, Peru. Graduated from the Senior Management Program for Executives (PAD), Universidad de Piura, Peru.
Alfredo Vento
Doctorate in Administrative Sciences, National University of San Marcos, Peru. Master in Computer Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Master of Science with a mention in Investment Projects from the National University of Engineering, Peru. Bachelor of Economics, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Bernardo Saavedra
Master in Business Administration from Tulane University, New Orleans, USA. Master in Global Business from Centrum Católica Graduate Business School, Peru. Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance from the University of Lima, Peru. He has served as Administration and Finance Manager of the Jardines de la Paz Group.
Manuel  Chu
Doctor in Business Administration and Management from the University of Catalonia in Spain. Doctor of Accounting and Business Studies from the National University of San Marcos, Peru. Master in Business Administration from Universidad del Pacífico, Peru. Bachelor of Economics from the University of Lima, Peru.
Carlos Agüero
Doctor in Business Administration and Management from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, Master in Teaching for Higher Education from Andrés Bello University, Chile, Master in Business Administration from the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, Peru.
María del Carmen Arrieta
PhD in Business Administration and Management from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain. Master in Teaching for Higher Education, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile. Bachelor in Economics from the University of Lima, Peru.
Carlos Dioses
MBA in a joint program between ESADE Bussines School (Barcelona), Universidad del Pacífico (Peru) and PwC, and a master’s degree in Economics from the Catholic University awarded by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru. He has received instruction on advising family businesses (Family Business) at PwC Brazil (2008) and on Mergers and Acquisitions at PwC Spain (2011).
Germán Estrada
Master in Science with a major in Entrepreneurship in Engineering, Science and Technology from the University of Nortre Dame du Lac, United States. Bachelor in Social Sciences with a major in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Pablo Arana
Master in Strategic Business Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Master in Leadership from EADA Business School, Spain; Bachelor of International Business and Administration from the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, Peru. Member of The International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma.
Cristian Maravi Meneses
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester, US;
M.A. in Economics, University of Rochester, USA;
M.Sc. in Economics, Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina. He has research in the field of macroeconomics and labor economics.
Pedro Andrés Villegas Crevoisier
CEO & Corporate Finance Advisor STRATEGY & VALUE CONSULTING
Master in Finance and Bachelor of Economics from the Universidad del Pacífico, with more than 10 years of professional experience in corporate finance, in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, valuation of companies and development of financial models.
Pablo Navarrete Álvarez
Master in Applied Mathematics, Graduate SchoolPUCP. Diploma in Applied Mathematics. Posgraduate school. He is currently Deputy Manager of Derivatives Structuring. Derivatives Management. Treasury Division of the Credit Bank of Peru. He has been Deputy Manager of New Treasury Products. Derivatives Management. Treasury Division.
Vicente Tuesta
Ph.D. in Economics, New York University, United States; M.A. in Economics, New York University, United States; and Bachelor in Economics, Universidad del Pacífico, Peru. In relation to his professional experience, he currently serves as General Manager and Partner of PICTON in Peru.

The process of admission to the International Corporate Master in Finance and Financial Risk is open throughout the year. Your application is processed in about two weeks, provided that you deliver the documents requested by the Office of Admissions. The process is completed with an interview for which we will contact you.

Requirements

  • Have duly accredited bachelor degree
  • Three or more years of experience in executive or managerial positions.
  • Be at least 25 years old at the start of the admission process.
  • Be approved in the aptitude test.
  • Have a favorable outcome in the personal interview.

Documents required to be called for an entrance exam

  • Fill out the Registration Form at the following link:  Registration for Admission.
  • Photocopy of Bachelor degree.
  • Photocopy of National Identity card – DNI (both sides); passport or identity card in case of foreign applicants.
  • Undocumented Curriculum Vitae and scanned photo (passport size not less than 300 dpi resolution, with coat and tie, white background). Download
  • Go to the following link to Pay the Admission Fee and attach the print / screenshot or scanned copy of the payment voucher.
  • Proof of the registration the bachelor’s degree in the National Superintendency of Higher Education University (SUNEDU) for applicants who studied in Peru. If the university has not registered the academic degree or college diploma in SUNEDU, the applicant must submit a copy of the diploma or academic degree authenticated by the university that issued it (*). If the applicant has studied abroad, he must submit a notarized copy of his degree.(*) It is indispensable that during their studies, and before their completion, they submit the record of the registration of their bachelor’s degree in SUNEDU, in order to be able to register their future master’s degree to the SUNEDU.

Documents required to be called for a personal interview
(To be delivered physically the day of the interview)

  • Certificate or certificates of employment supporting three years of work experience (not considering pre-professional internships).
  • Four (4) Passport-sized photographs, in color, with white background and formal attire.

Conditions

  • The program cost does not include extraordinary academic rights..
  • Prices and conditions of the program are subject to change.
  • In the international trip, costs are partially covered (see tab on International Trips).
  • It is mandatory to prove a mastery or intermediate level of English to graduate.

Achieving studies CENTRUM PUCP Business School is a very important personal decision that involves evaluating, known and accepted, among others, academic, economic, administrative and disciplinary conditions to be met throughout their period of studies, the degree of commitment and dedication necessary to successfully complete this great professional project. That is why, it is necessary to know the content of the following standards as well as take into account its importance, before starting the admission processWith the start of the admissions process, you acknowledge and accept this standard, and that from that moment can not be alleged ignorance of it.

Ask all the information you need; we take care to ensure you attain academic and professional success.

Carmen Machiavello
626 7130 – 965 740 675
cmachiavello@pucp.edu.pe
Karina Bardales
626 7114 – 955 786 577
kbardales@pucp.edu.pe
Milagros Lazo
626 7175
mlazoh@pucp.edu.pe
Escarli Barbieri
626 7108 – 985 045 219
ebarbieri@pucp.edu.pe
Mariana Salmon
626 7102 – 999 142 065
msalmon@pucp.edu.pe
Giovanna Foullman
626 7105 – 992 270 918
gfoullman@pucp.edu.pe
Rosa María Rodríguez-Cadilla
626 7104 – 997 360 622
rrodriguezcadilla@pucp.pe
Rossana Murga
626 7115 – 994 695 711
rmurga@pucp.edu.pe
Maribel Osorio
6267110 – 944 614 193
mlosorio@pucp.edu.pe

DIRECTOR OF THE PROGRAM

Juan Narro

Professor Juan Narro holds a Master’s degree in Administration from Universidad del Pacífico, Peru. He holds an undergraduate degree in Maritime Science from the Peruvian Naval Academy. He completed the Advanced Management Program (PADE) in Business Management at ESAN, Peru. Professor Narro holds a Diploma in National Security and Strategic Studies, from the United States Naval War College. He also completed the Colloquium on Participant Centered Learning (CPCL) at Harvard Business School, United States.