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After a course in Finance by Professor Pierre Mella-Barral, PhD Cambridge, the EDHEC Global MBA Class sharpened their ability to work with numbers and complex calculations as they prepared for their final Finance exam.
Pavel Cojocaru is an EDHEC Global MBA participant who began the program in January, 2015. Originally from Chisinau, Moldova, Pavel moved to Germany at the age of 12 where he studied and has lived until coming to Nice in 2015. With a MSc in Physics from the University of Bonn, Pavel has spent his professional career in Heidelberg working in Particle Theory, a method of cancer treatment.
Following the success of the second edition of the EDHEC-PRINCETON "Academia meets Practice" Conference, which attracted more than 150 finance professionals in 2013, EDHEC-Risk Institute and Princeton University will be organising the 2015 edition of the conference at The Princeton Club of New York on 23 April, 2015.
On the occasion of the EDHEC-Risk Days conference, which took place in London on March 24 and 25, 2015, Tomas Franzén, Chief Investment Strategist with the Swedish national pension fund AP2 and chairman of EDHEC-Risk Institute’s International Advisory Board, announced the resignation of Professor Noël Amenc from his role as Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.
If you’re a budding entrepreneur you’ll be pleased to note that the EDHEC Global MBA was recently ranked 1st in Europe for Entrepreneurship for full time MBAs by QS.
The EDHEC FE Event on Nice campus welcomed Gaëtan Lupinacci, Vice-President at Société Générale CIB for a conference on the theme “What you need to know about Commodities Hedging: A focus On Oil”.
The EDHEC Global MBA is carried out entirely in English. Because of the diversity, English is the second or third language of many of the participants. While this may seem to be a major challenge to some, in fact, it is an added benefit of the program. Participants develop their language skills, a richer vocabulary, and comfort in presenting and speaking in front of large audiences.
The Global MBA participants recently completed a two and a half day business simulation in which groups led companies in China, Europe, and the United States. Using an online program and supervised by three professors including EDHEC Global MBA Director Prof. Emanuel Metais, PhD, participants acted as CEOs developing strategy, setting prices, evaluating finances, and negotiating contracts.
Kirill Fedyunin, MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking student ranks in the top 5 in Europe of the Bloomberg Aptitude Test ranking.
The EFMD has renewed EDHEC Business School’s EQUIS accreditation for five years based on a specific audit mechanism reserved for schools that have already been accredited for five years on three consecutive occasions.
In a new publication entitled “Accounting for Geographic Exposure in Performance and Risk Reporting for Equity Portfolios”, EDHEC-Risk Institute underlines the usefulness of analysing the performance and risks of portfolios, by taking into account their geographic equity exposure based on real economic activity and not only on their place of listing or, more generally, the nationality assigned to them in market indices.
EDHEC Family Business Research: "Family Businesses and Debt: Shifting Towards a New Paradigm", an EDHEC Business School Publication Financial Analysis and Accounting Research Centre & EDHEC Family Business Centre. Philippe FOULQUIER, PhD.