The Finance certificate is composed of courses, simulations, contests and case studies around the theme of "Markets & Firms". It gives you a pedagogical and playful approach to understand how financial markets works and how firms are valued.
At the end of the certifcate, each participant should master the following points:
This certificate gives you great freedom to learn: you can start with theory in courses or with practice in simulations and simtrading contests.
The certificate starts on September 1, 2017 and finishes on November 30, 2017 at midnight.
The content of the certificate will be put on-line progressively according to the following schedule:
An in-real-life exam (MCQ test) will be organized on ESSEC campus in Cergy on November 27, 2017 (16h00-17h00).
This certificate is reserved for ESSEC BBA students who registered for the SimTrade course.
The courses, simulations, contests and case studies of this certifcate covers the following topics:
The certificate includes individual on-line work: take courses, launch simulations, participation to simtrading contests and case studies.
You will interact with other participants and the pedagogical team through case studies (peer grading) and discussions forum to ask questions and leave comments.
The time to spend on the certificate (courses, simulations, contests and case studies) is estimated to 25 hours.
In order to register to the certificate, you need to create an account on SimTrade with your ESSEC e-mail address with the format B0...@essec.edu.
The deadline to register to the certificate is September 15, 2017 at midnight.
Professor François Longin
« The ambition of this certificate is to give you the first tools to act in financial markets and to understand how firms are valued. »