Masters in Finance Open Day
18th September 2021
Thank you for your continued interested in our Masters in Finance programmes.
We recently hosted our Open Day. We're excited to offer the recordings of the live sessions and additional on demand content with some useful insights about the programme, the LBS community and the opportunity to introduce you to some of the people that you will meet along your admissions journey.
Welcome speech from David Simpson (Recruitment & Admissions Director, MBA and MiF.) David will kick-off the afternoon’s activities which will introduce you to the LBS community and a glimpse of what you can expect as a student.
Welcome speech from David Simpson (Recruitment & Admissions Director, MBA and MiF). David introduced the LBS community and gave a glimpse of what you can expect as a student.
David Simpson was joined by Peter Johnson (Senior Recruitment & Admissions Manager) and Charlotte Smith (Senior Global Recruitment Manager) as they discussed the future of the Masters in Finance and shared top tips on how to apply to the full-time and part-time programmes. They also provided useful insights on what makes a good MiF candidate and why you should consider joining London Business School.
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The Recruitment and Admissions team and MiF students provided an overview of the Masters in Finance programmes and discussed the application process.
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The Career Centre supports you in your career development during your degree. In this session Christian Dummett, Head of Careers Centre, gave an overview of the services they offer as well as an introduction to how to work with them during your programme.
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Who better to talk about our Master in Finance programmes, than those who have gone through the process? Meet our alumni James Crombie (MiFFT2016), Sangeetha Madhavan (MiFFT2020) and Arpita Bhabhera (MiFFT2019), who shared their experiences of both academic and campus life here at LBS.
Why not check out these sessions to get first-hand, in-depth information on what to expect from your LBS journey.
Fundraising, Investment and Risk in a COVID Environment
Florin Vasvari, Professor of Accounting, hosted a round table discussion with Blair Jacobson (Partner and Co-Head of European Credit in the Ares Credit Group and member of the Management Committee of Ares Management) and Haakon Blakstad (Chief Commercial Officer at Validus Risk Management). They focused on private debt funds in Europe, the risks and opportunities that private debt fund managers face during the COVID crisis and risk mitigation strategies.
This webinar highlights the essential requirements such as essays as well as tips and key factors that will enhance the strength of your application.
Funding and financing will be one of your key considerations during your decision-making. Lydia Wakefield (Associate Director, External Partnerships and Scholarships), discusses our growing portfolio of scholarships, designed to support exceptional candidates who contribute significantly to the LBS Community.
Gain a deeper understanding of the Masters in Finance programmes as our Recruitment and Programme Office teams talk through the core courses, electives, and technical skills workshops. You will also learn more about the student experience including our fantastic student clubs, treks and conferences.
Our MBA and Masters in Finance programmes attract the highest calibre of professionals from across the business and finance sector. Join us online to hear from our Recruitment Managers as they discuss vital information and key differences. Find out more about the range of opportunities that studying at LBS offers and hear from our students as they discuss course content, structure and the different skills/experience required for each programme.
Regardless of your background or career path, business education prepares you to become a successful leader, accelerate your career and make an impact on the world. During this series, our Degree Education team, students and alumni will share their insights on how business education can support your ambitions and answer some of the key questions asked by prospective students.
Meet the students behind three of our most integral student-led clubs, driving equality and inclusivity: the Black in Business Club, the Women in Business Club and the Out in Business Club.
In each session, our dedicated Career Centre explained how we support our students and how we can help you reach your professional goals in the following industries: Social Impact, Consulting, Technology, Retail, Luxury & FMCG, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship and Finance.