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INSEAD Executive Master in Finance (EMFin)

Executive Master in Finance (EMFin)

18 Months


Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

SGD 90,500



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INSEAD prides itself on having a world-class faculty, close links to the international business community and a participative teaching style. Our Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) combines these characteristics with a tailored programme that will hone your leadership and management skills as well as deepen your knowledge of the sector.

Designed for experienced finance professionals to accelerate careers without taking an extended leave of absence, coursework for the Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) is divided into modules that happen three to four months apart, providing ample time to implement skills learned in the classroom to your workplace.

The programme is primarily taught in the Asia Campus in Singapore, a global and regional financial hub with a progressive financial market.

Programme Objectives

INSEAD's EMFin provides a much greater depth of finance skills than you would in an MBA while offering the leadership and management education you would not find in a typical finance degree. Our goal is to prepare financial leaders for the next level so that they can drive the corporate finance and investment management industries of the future.

Academic Excellence

Gain in-depth knowledge of finance and management from faculty and peers who are leaders in their fields and represent diverse segments of the industry.

Strategic Perspective on Finance

Deepen your knowledge and sharpen your skills as you place an absolute focus on the financial industry with a rigorous understanding of key competencies and management issues within.

Real-time Application

Apply new skills and knowledge directly from the classroom to your workplace through courses tailored specifically for experienced finance professionals.

Global Experience

Participate in a truly global and entrepreneurial learning experience with INSEAD’s multi-campus experience, access to international faculty, worldwide alumni network and diverse student body.

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Embodying a remarkably wide range of backgrounds and experiences, successful INSEAD Executive Master in Finance candidates set themselves apart with demonstrated quantitative skills, academic excellence, strong interpersonal skills, proven leadership skills, and the desire to succeed in an ever-changing and competitive, global business environment. Our Executive Master in Finance admissions process is designed to ensure the best possible fit between you and the INSEAD EMFin programme.

Executive Master in Finance (EMFin) Admission Requirements

Academic Capacity

Academic foundation: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university.


You can apply with either of these tests: GMAT, GRE or GMAC® Executive Assessment (EA). For GMAT and GRE, there is no minimum required but you should aim to achieve a score at or above the 75th – 80th percentile in the quantitative section.

Professional Experience

We welcome applicants with an average of 4 to 12 years of experience in a finance-related role. Applicants with less experience who demonstrate strong quantitative skills and exceptional maturity through their professional and personal experiences may also be considered.

Admissions Deadlines

We operate a staged admissions process with groups of participants admitted at each of the four rounds. Competition for each of the rounds is equal, but the earlier you gain admission, the more time you have to secure financing and arrange logistics. The online application form typically opens two months before each application deadline.


An INSEAD graduate degree yields a lifetime of dividends, both professionally and personally. It is also a serious financial investment; therefore, you should begin to consider the cost of a master's in finance and your financing options early on, whether in the form of savings, loans or scholarships. Many applicants have access to loans and scholarship opportunities in their countries of origin.

  • Application Fee: SG$250
  • Tuition Fee*: SG$90,500 includes GST

*The tuition fee covers tuition and supporting services including all printed course materials, on-campus IT services and access to the INSEAD library. It does not include travel or accommodation expenses.

Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.

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