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Since the 1990s, the Mexican economy has aligned itself with the worldwide trend of global integration of production processes, supply chain, as well as capital mobility, risks and talents. However, because of the great crisis of 2008-2010, various economies have initiated reflection processes regarding positive and negative effects of globalization, such as access to more competitive markets, on one hand, as well as concentration of wealth or regulation so restrictive that it slows down competitiveness; the above has left as a side effect a general deceleration of the global economy.

Additionally, information and communication technologies (ITC) have modified behavior patterns among more atomized decision makers such as families. The aforementioned has had an impact on the consumption habits of products and services, on the information flows, on the location of the opinion polls, which is transforming various industries of the different sectors of economic activity. Examples of these transformations include disintermediation, virtualization, robotization / automation and the "financialization" of the economy (ILO, 2017). This financialization would manifest itself as the proportion of the economic activity measured as international flows, of financial transactions as positions in derivatives or in investment portfolios.

On the other hand, the decrease in the demographic bonus in developed countries opens the possibility of flexibility in the migration policies of these economies, which in principle will seek to attract the most qualified and competitive talent internationally. However, this possibility also presupposes the challenge of multicultural integration in the fields of work and society as a whole.


The Master in Finance program (MAF)  has as its main purpose to train full leaders with competences based on the values of Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration, Empathy, Inclusion and Global Citizenship, as well as fundamental financial skills of the profession, to understand the macro-financial and sectoral variables, promote the financial health of the company and contribute to the transformation of the organization by adapting to a professional and dynamic environment.

The profile of the potential student of the Master in Finance program of EGADE Business School is mainly professionals who ideally have two years of relevant work experience and meet at least one of the following criteria in their professional development profile:

  • They have positions with perspectives of organizational growth, considering important the systemic understanding of the organization and the quantitative methodologies of support for decision-making regarding funding and investment.
  • They have enough experience and interest in developing new business models, to improve the competitiveness of existing companies or create new businesses through knowledge and use of advanced technological tools and financial models.
  • They want or require developing consultancy or advisory skills, to support the continuous improvement, competitiveness and sustainability of organizations, through diagnostic methodologies designed within diverse referential frameworks, as well as effective financial solutions and innovative business models.
  • They demonstrate willingness to acquire or improve knowledge, practices and techniques, with critical thinking and innovative attitude, that impacts their professional field or the communities in which they have influence, through the generation of value in organizations using their creativity, their deep knowledge of financial markets and financing and investment mechanisms, as well as of the technologies that allow the realization of these changes.

Tecnológico de Monterrey seeks to integrate a new generation of students in all its graduate programs, who have completed their undergraduate studies and distinguished themselves by being: talented, enthusiastic people, committed to the development of their environment and to the well-being of society; people who have the potential to successfully complete their graduate program and become leaders with entrepreneurial spirit, human sense and internationally competitive.

Therefore, for admission, the applicant participates in a complete selection process that considers:

• The result of the Admission Test for Postgraduate Studies (PAEP).

• The overall grade point average (GPA) in their undergraduate studies.

Each School may have additional requirements.


MODALITY

On line


TAUGHT AT

EGADE Business School Monterrey


PERIOD

Trimester

GRADUATE PROFILE

At the end of the program the student will be able to:

  • Continuously validate the value proposition and performance, based on variables and economic-financial criteria and the best practices of the profession.
  • Ethically implement a financial management within the organization, according to best practices, following the current and potential regulatory framework, local, national and international.
  • Make use of creative thinking, to design new business models identifying and taking advantage of financial disruptions of technological origin.
  • Communicate the optimal financial decisions for the organization with leadership and conviction attitude.
  • Address effective financial solutions that generate value in organizations and that adapt to a changing regulatory and technological environment.
  • Proactively challenge current financial management processes or professional practice.
  • Select from among various traditional and disruptive financial methodologies, those that allow them to optimize their performance at a professional level and even at a personal level.
  • Proactively transform their financial conduct and professional practice based on world class financial standards.
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