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Participants of the INSEAD Executive Master in Finance

Executive Master in Finance

Designed for experienced finance professionals seeking to accelerate their careers and enhance their financial knowledge, all without the need for an extended leave of absence.

At a Glance
18 Months
6 on-campus modules of 2 weeks each
One Intake

Preparing Financial Leaders

The Executive Master in Finance programme offers a curriculum that integrates both theoretical knowledge and practical application, placing a significant emphasis on finance and specialised concentrations in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets. The programme includes elective courses and a capstone project, all carefully crafted to empower you to bring immediate value to your professional environment. Additionally, it will enrich your existing skill set with crucial leadership and management techniques, positioning finance within a strategic framework to develop your role as a leader in the industry.

INSEAD prides itself in having a world-class faculty, close links to the international business community and a participative teaching style. Our Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) combines these characteristics with a tailored programme that will hone your leadership and management skills as well as deepen your knowledge of the sector.

Designed for experienced finance professionals to accelerate careers without taking an extended leave of absence, coursework for the Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) is divided into modules which happen three to four months apart, providing ample time to implement skills learnt in the classroom to your workplace.

The programme is primarily taught in the Asia Campus in Singapore, a global and regional financial hub with a progressive financial market.

Preparing Financial Leaders – INSEAD Executive Master in Finance

Massimo Massa

Massimo Massa
Professor of Finance

“Today’s executives need to have the ability to navigate the new world of work and add value to their organisations while engaging people in a way that delivers results.”

Learn more about Navigating New World Finance

Programme Objectives

INSEAD's EMFin provides a much greater depth of finance skills than you would in an MBA, while offering the leadership and management education you would not find in a typical finance degree. Our goal is to prepare financial leaders for the next level so that they can drive the corporate finance and investment management industries of the future. Find out more about the EMFin that takes you out of your comfort zone. 

Academic Excellence
Academic Excellence

Gain in-depth knowledge of finance and management from faculty and peers who are leaders in their fields and represent diverse segments of the industry.

Strategic Perspective
Strategic Perspective on Finance

Deepen your knowledge and sharpen your skills as you place absolute focus on the financial industry with a rigorous understanding of key competitive and management issues within.

Real-time Application
Real-time Application

Apply new skills and knowledge direct from the classroom to your workplace through courses tailored specifically for experienced finance professionals.

Global Experience
Global Experience

Participate in a truly global and entrepreneurial learning experience with INSEAD’s multi-campus experience, access to international faculty, worldwide alumni network and diverse student body.

Global Experience
Finance Qualification from a Globally Recognised Business School

Earning a finance degree from a prestigious business school paves the way for international opportunities.

Typical EMFin Class




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Each class has an unparalleled diversity of nationalities and finance backgrounds. In an EMFin classroom, you will maximise your learning by challenging your assumptions and broadening your perspectives.

Admission Criteria

All applications go through rigorous selection process by our Admissions Team. Essential criteria include academic bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised college or university. You can apply with the GMAT/ GMAC® Executive Assessment (EA) t, INSEAD Assessment or CFA Level 1. Other professionals with more than 4  years of work experience in a finance-related role are welcome to apply.

More details about EMFin application process and criteria

Financial Aid and Scholarship

There are several options available to help fund your studies for EMFin , such as INSEAD global loans, INSEAD scholarships, and company sponsorship.  INSEAD offers scholarships to outstanding candidates for the Executive Master in Finance to help offset tuition fees and promote the program's diversity objectives. 

Learn about financing options, fees, and expenses

Upcoming Events

EMFin Webinar May 2024


Join our exclusive Finance Masterclass to discover the financial dynamics of a firm. Led by esteemed Professor Joel Peress, this class will dissect the intricate financial dynamics of The Brick House, a fast-growing firm navigating its financial challenges. You will learn to analyse key success drivers, explore alternative financing options, and develop practical analytical tools to effectively gain insights into financial landscapes across industries.

This is not just a typical webinar, but a masterclass designed to immerse you in the INSEAD Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) experience. You will engage in impactful discussions and gain actionable insights. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to enhance your financial knowledge and skills.

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Financing and Scholarships


Of participants received scholarships

10.2K SGD

Average scholarship amount
18 months

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