MBA in International Finance

Master of Business Administration

• Accreditations : ACBSP, IACBE, EDUQUA

• Degree awarded : Master of Business Administration (with specialisation in International Finance)

• Credits : 42 CH / US (60 ECTS)

• Length : 9 months

• 12 courses : 10 core courses and 2 electives. 
• Format : 2 formats of studies : traditional on-campus or hybrid

• Workload : 6 courses / week
• Schedule : Mon - Fri, from 2pm

• Small classes : 20 students

• Excellent ratio : professor / students : 1 / 6

• Language : taught in English

• MBA students : 50% local & 50% International, 70% speak at least 2 languages

• 2 intakes per year in March and October.


IFM pioneering curriculum provides you with global advanced perspectives, new concepts, transferable skills, practical tools, a digital and sustainable mindset as well as a distinct way of approaching business. You will follow a curriculum designed to create career opportunities 


CORE COURSES 
01. Business Negotiation 
02. Business Strategy 
03. Business Project Management 
04. Global Management 
05. Global Marketing 
06. Leadership & Organisation 
07. Managerial Accounting 
08. Managerial Finance 
09. Managerial Economics 
10. Managing Change & Innovation

Choose 2 elective courses from the following to tailor your degree. 

ELECTIVES
• International Finance
• Investments & Financial Markets
• Sustainable Business & Finance
• Fintech


TAKE YOUR CAREER TO THE NEXT LEVEL


Our unique real business approach provides you with new business perspectives. You will be able to think differently, manage projects, implement changes, create strategies, lead a team and make decisions. You will be prepared for any challenge you will face in your career. 

• Excellent employment record : our graduates hold key roles in industries and organisations in some of the world’s leading companies.

• Experiential learning : Our MBA degree is interactive and experiential, using a combination of case studies, group exercises, discussions, project work and business simulations. The curriculum gives you real-life business skills.  

• Real business exposure : The in-class experience is combined with an exposure to real business operations through guest speaker sessions, industry and company visits. These events introduce you to numerous career opportunities.  

• Career & workshops : Modern career workshops, one-to-one counselling sessions, real business exposure and networking opportunities.  

• Jobs & Internships : We provide access to a variety of useful information : job ads, internship ads, job portals and guidance.  

• Excellent place to work : Switzerland is 5th worldwide in career opportunities - HSBC Expat Index

Geneva offers a world-class business environment and amazing career opportunities.


IFM offers 2 intakes per year in October and March . 

To apply for the programme, you need to submit the following before the application deadlines.

Postgraduate requirements
• A completed application form
• A 300-400 word cover letter.
• Official Undergraduate diploma : Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• Copies of academic transcripts and certificates (in English or French)
• A resume / curriculum vitae showing your profile.
• For non-native English speaker, provide proof of your English proficiency.
• A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page.
• One recent passport-sized, color photograph, jpeg format, of yourself.
• A non-refundable application fee of CHF/EUR 150.-

Language test requirements : In-house IFM, IELTS (6.0), TOEFL (80 ibt) or equivalent.


You can find more information about the application deadlines, procedures, tuition fees, international students on web pages concerning admissions : see

Why is an IFM MBA degree right for you?

• You will follow a curriculum carefully designed to give our students’ careers a competitive edge and create career opportunities.

• You will study towards earning your accredited and top-ranked MBA degree in a short period, while enjoying an amazing transformational experience.

• You will maximise your return on investment (ROI), thanks to the content, the new electives and options, the duration, the flexibility of the programme.


• You will grow personally and obtain a life-changing qualification to fast-track your career.

• You can take all of your classes during the afternoon, which makes it easier to balance studies, personal life, career objectives, start a business project or even work part-time. 

• You can choose from 2 formats : 1. Traditional on-campus. 2. Hybrid-learning model which alternates in-person (on-campus) and distance learning periods with live virtual classes.

“Geneva is the ideal location to study a quality degree in finance management” 
Patrick Odier, Senior Partner,  Lombard Odier Bank. Former president of the Swiss Bankers Association.