ICN Msc in Finance, Insurance and Risk Management

In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis and against the background of the current low interest rate policy of the European Central Bank (ECB), most organizations in the financial industry are facing a lot of challenges :  governance and behavioral aspects in relation to internal risk management, insurance companies face major challenges of investing the assets under management in the financial markets due to the current low interest rate policy of the ECB amongst others.

These organizations are actively seeking postgraduates who are disciplined in finance. Especially insurance companies, which are one of the hugest institutional investors in the world, are searching for postgraduates in asset and risk management. Therefore, the program is designed for students who want to work in both, the public and private financial / insurance sector, for example as risk and asset managers.

Academic program content

Year 1: PREPARATION YEAR

MANAGEMENT

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Intercultural Management and Communication
  • Management Control
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Investment and Financing Decisions
  • Cost Accounting
  • Risk and Company Valuation
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Industrial and Services Marketing

TOOLS AND METHODS

  • Information Systems Management
  • Business Environment
  • Data Analysis

SPECIALISATION 

  • Banking
  • Compliance, Law and Regulation in Insurance
  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
ARTEM WORKSHOPS:

  • EU-FR-DE : Promoting Cultural Diversity 1
  • EU-FR-DE : Promoting Cultural Diversity 2

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Business English
  • Professional Skills

INTERNSHIP

  • 3 to 6 months

 

Year 2

COURSES

  • Banking
  • Compliance, Law and Regulation in Insurance
  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Financial Modeling and Research Methods (including R and Excel VBA)
  • Quantitative Risk Modeling
  • Advanced Topics in Insurance
  • Structured Finance and Valuation of Credit Derivatives
  • Topics in (Operational) Asset Management
  • Financial Innovations (e.g., FinTechs, Digitalization, Big Data, etc.)
  • Behavioral Finance and the Architecture of Finance
  • Advanced Topics in Compliance/Law/Regulation and Finance
  • International Market Microstructure
  • Research Methodology for the Master Thesis and Oral Presentation
  • Sustainability and Responsibility in Asset Management
MASTER THESIS

The final year Dissertation provides an opportunity for students to examine in depth a problem which will be of interest to them in their professional life.

 

Admission information

Admission:

  • Year 1 : 3-year Bachelor’s Degree holders
  • Year 2 : 4-year Bachelor’s Degree or 3-year Bachelor’s Degree + significant professional experience, or Master’s degree

Duration:

  • 5 semesters

Format:

  • Full-time

Practical information

LENGTH OF STUDIES:

  • 2 years of studies

PROGRAM LOCATION:

  • The program is taught in Berlin.

TRAINING LANGUAGES:

  • Courses are taught only in English

TUITION FEES 2018-2019 :

  • Year 1: 10400 €
  • Year 2: 9800 €

Mise à jour le 13/12/2018