Education for the higher educated

Master in Corporate Finance

SDA Bocconi School of Management

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Breakthrough finance.

The Master in Corporate Finance (MCF) is an intense and stimulating one-year program in English, designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive innovation and master different international finance management techniques and tools, whether you work for a company or an institution. Choosing MCF means investing in your personal and professional development, with a view to taking your career to the next level.

MCF is the Master for you if

  • You want to offer high quality solutions to financial problems.
  • You want to be provided with the most advanced techniques of Financial Management.
  • You are looking for a blend of leadership and respect for others, ethics and appreciation of diversity.
  • You want an internationally recognized qualification.
  • You want to operate in complex scenarios with unique tools and capabilities.

MCF will enable you to:

  • Strengthen your theoretical financial knowledge.
  • Improve your practical financial knowledge and technical skills.
  • Develop critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills.
  • Become a "person" manager.

MCF Highlights

  • Most MCF graduates go on to enjoy a successful career in finance, fulfilling their original goals when choosing this program.
  • SDA Bocconi MCF students are offered the opportunity to complete their education in New York and obtain a double degree by joining Fordham University's GBA Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF).

Benefits of choosing MCF

An invaluable asset for you and your company

The MCF is an international specialized Master that offers skills and knowledge that will enable you to reach new heights and make the most of your potential. Working day after day with others, you will verify your own ideas of management and assess the results with classmates, teachers and tutors.

A growing network, treasuring teamwork and diversity

The MCF network includes participants from several countries and widely varied professional backgrounds, lecturers, guest speakers and the entire Bocconi Alumni Association. Bocconi Professors, tutors and Visiting Professors will offer a broad perspective. Business consultants, company managers and entrepreneurs will bring you their daily experience of managerial life: a fine blend of theory and practice.

A special approach to business and life

The program is divided into 4 stages, from foundation modules in finance to field projects. The structure of the program is flexible enough to be able to include debates, activities, coaching, firms' presentations, team building, etc.

Milano: not just a financial capital

This Program gives you the chance to live and study in the heart of one of Europe's most dynamic and productive regions. Your work will alternate between individual study and group interaction.
You will have the opportunity to discover everything that Milano has to offer, in addition to being Italy's financial and industrial capital. Although the program is very demanding, learning more about the city will certainly be an interesting part of your stay.


15th edition 2014 - 2015



Online Tutorials
Quantitative Methods

August 2014

Warm-up Week & Face-to-Face Pre Courses
Quantitative Methods

September 2014


Core Courses
Financial Analysis
Financial Management
Capital Markets
Corporate Valuation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Financial Modeling
BET (B-ethical Training)
Cross Over Courses
Financial Databases
Italian Language
Excel and Powerpoint
Accounting: Financial Statement
CFA Exam Preparation
Entrepreneurial Management
Thesis Preparation
Presentation Skills
Experiential Learning with the Companies
Mediobanca Auction Game
UniCredit Case

October 2014 -
March 2015


Advanced Courses
Real Estate Finance
Project & Infrastructure Finance
Corporate Financial Policies
Principle of Investments
Value Creation & Finance Function
Acquisition & Leveraged Finance
Financial Communication

March - May 2015


Financial Modeling Techniques for Corporates
Entrepreneurial Finance
Behavioral Issues in Valuation
Ethics & Integrity
Hedge Funds

May - June 2015


iPS - Individual Path to Success
Company Internship
Applied Research Project
Enterpreneurial Project

Special opportunities for participants

Nomura Fast Track Interviews
UniCredit Graduate Program
Master of Science in Global Finance - MSGF Fordham
MCF Alumni professional track record provides evidence that 90% of our graduates get a formal job offer upon stage completion.
June - August 2015

Graduation Ceremony
September 2015

Level University
Form Full-time
Incompany No
Open enrolment Yes
Lead time 12 months
Location Milan, Italy
Costs €30000
Class location type At the institute
Titles No title
Required language skills English
Country Italy
Completion Diploma
Testimonial Master in Corporate Finance

"After completing MCF, I had the chance to work in two of the largest consultancy entities globally, and now I look at my professional future with optimism. This leads me to recommend attending MCF. If you have the potential, it could help kick-off a career in Finance.Of course, turning this experience into a 'tangible' asset is up to you!"

Sevastianos Nikolas Maillis (MCF 2012 student)