INTERNAL DOUBLE DEGREE OPTION
The Master’s Degree in Finance provides the option to earn:
1. An additional specialization in finance
Students having completed all the common and specialized courses may request their immediate admission to any of the remaining specializations in the Master’s Degree in Finance program.
After completing their Master’s Degree study program, students may validate their credits in the MBA program.
LEVELING INTRODUCTORY COURSES
To ensure participants will start their study program with the academic foundation to pursue more sophisticated course offerings, a compulsory free of charge program is taught at the beginning of the study program, including a case study methodology and Excel tools workshops.
INTERACTIVE LEARNING METHODOLOGY: THE ERA METHOD
Universidad del Pacífico has designed its ERA (Experience-Reflection-Action) method to give students comprehensive and dynamic training and learning that can be directly applied to to specific business conditions. This method combines theory and practice and applies state of the art educational technology and methods.
ONLINE LEVELING COURSE
Introductory online courses are taught before the start of the regular term to provide students who do not hold a Bachelor’s Degree in administration, economics, accounting or industrial engineering or those wishing to enroll in up-to-date or refresher courses with the required academic tools for a better performance during their stay in our programs.
Master’s Degree in Finance students may join a financial laboratory to acquire the basic tools for financial information analysi. These tools can be readily used in a professionals practice. DATATEC and Bloomberg terminals provide students with real time information on financial instrument valuation at individual and aggregate level.
Access to a network of over 2,400 school graduates who are outstanding practitioners in Peru’s best known companies.
ACCESS TO THE PERUVIAN FINANCE ASSOCIATION (EPPF)
The Peruvian Finance Association brings together professionals in senior financial positions in Peru’s main companies. The Association’s mission is to contribute to develop, train and permanently educate professionals on economic and financial matters, and to enforce outstanding ethical and professional development standards. APEF offers special annual membership fee discounts to graduates and diploma holders of the Master’s Degree in Finance programs.
These sessions provide participants the opportunity to interact with national and international experts and thoroughly discuss class topics. Moreover, they contribute to develop the participant’s management competencies and skills. Consultative Committe members actively participe in Q&A sessions.
Wharton Global Consulting Practicum – WGCP (Optional)
At WGCP-UP program, Universidad del Pácifico’s Master’s Degree students and Wharton School’s MBA participants team up in a international consulting team that proposes Peruvian companies strategies and action plans needed to penetrate US markets.
Main client companies include:
Aedes (Arequipa), Alicorp S.A. (Lima), Creditex (Lima), Incasur (Lima), Jorvic (Lima), Michell y Cia. (Arequipa), Mincetur (Lima), Pats (Lima), South West Marble & Stone (Lima), Topy Top (Lima), Vinos Tacama (Ica,), Wayra (Lima).
The program includes working sessions with customers, working meetings in Lima and Pennylsivania, videoconferencing and workshops to develop consultancy skills. Project results are presented during the May Colloquium in Wharton.
Students may choose to enroll for an academic term at any of the 30 academic organizations with which Universidad del Pacífico has signed postgraduate-level exchange agreements.
The basic requirements for studying abroad are as follows:
- A minimum of 36 approved academic credits.
- Paying transportation to and cost of living in the foreign destination
- Speaking the language of instruction of the foreign country
- Pay the corresponding tuition fees
China Study Trip (optional)
The China Study Trip enhances the participant’s cultural and business knowledge.
During a whole week, participants attend keynote lectures on regional economic analysis, Asia’s regional economy and negotiation skills in China, a nation bound to become the world’s largest economy by 2050.
In addition, the program includes visits to companies to share experiences with the organizations’ managers. The main topics addressed include macroeconomic and finance, modern China’s economics, technological innovation in China, Chinese business culture, and private enterprise growth.
Wall Street, NY Study Trip (optional)
A trip to know and explore the opportunities and challenges in Wall Street, New York, the world’s financial capital. During a week, participants will visit the world’s most recognized investment banks, portfolio management companies and the New York Stock Exchange to become familiar with their operations. They also attend talks on market operations, issues and perspectives, and directly interact with professionals from those organizations.
Universidad del Pacífico Master’s Degree in Finance
Alumni and Graduate Students Services
Learning and Research Resources Center (CRAI)
Open shelf resource center providing immediate access to books
Symphony (integrated library management system)
“Virtual Library,” providing access to thousands of academic journals
Over 50,000 books, available to graduate school’s students and alumni
The alumni network and our Placement Service provide students and alumni the following services:
a) Access to international agreements to open business opportunities
b) Executive-level talks, lectures and other activities where specialized opinion leaders discuss relevant business, economic and social topics.
c) Possibility to discuss state of the art personal marketing, career planning, compensaation negotiations, high impact resumes and networking with Headhunters, thanks to our strategic alliance with Right Management, a world leader in career development and talent management.