Finance and Banking Management

Offered jointly by INSCAE and IAE of Lyon (France) and preceded by a one-year of common core course within the framework of Master Finance, the training program leading to Master Finance and Banking Management contains studies lasting for one year including six months of theoretical courses and six months of professional internship in a company. A joint degree is issued if the overall assessment of exams proves successful.

  • Objectives of the training:

The overall objective of the training is to impart managers’ knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in the field of finance, bank management and microfinance, or a related field.

At the end of the training, participants will develop a good knowledge of methods and tools adopted in the field of finance, bank management and micro-finance and will become true professionals in these areas.

  • Entry Requirements:

The programme is devoted to:

  • holders of DESCA or DHEF issued by the INSCAE;
  • students from the Master I - Option Finance of INSCAE.


  • Course Syllabus:

The training contains theoretical courses (spread over the first 6 months) and a professional internship in a company (during the second semester) for the preparation and completion of the final dissertation.

The program comprises the following teaching units (TU):

              TU1 - Bank / Microfinance and Methods Module (18 credits)
              TU2 - Finance Module (12 credits)
              TU3 - Internship and Thesis module (30 credits).


  • Teaching methods:


  • Courses taught by visiting professors from IAE Poitiers, INSCAE and professionals;
  • Theoretical courses, case studies, group work, individual or group oral presentations, followed by ongoing assessment of knowledge and written examinations.


  • Graduation


The degree is awarded to students who:

  • have followed the lessons diligently and have an overall score of at least 10/20 in order to be admitted to prepare and support the final dissertation;
  • have the required minimum mark (10/20) at the defense of the final dissertation.


  • Control of Knowledge:


The examination session is held at the end of each course. A check on each instruction will be marked out of 20 points.

The final dissertation, attesting the candidate's ability to present the results of his research, will be marked out of 80 points. A score below 40 points (10/20) will be eliminated.

  • Calendar


    The notice of selection for the year 2017-2018 is started from 01 July 2017. Registration forms are to be withdrawn from the Director of Studies of INSCAE; note that the deadline for the inscriptions is on 31 July 2017.


    The courses will begin in September 2017 and will end in March 2018. A class session lasts in general 03h.
     Classes are held every day from Monday to Friday, and for 07 to 10 days blocked for courses taught by a visiting professor.


    The defense of the dissertation will be done in October 2018, and the deadline for submission of the dissertation to the Direction of Studies of the INSCAE is in September 2018.


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