Executive Certificate

Executive Online Certificate ICCF® @ HEC Paris

Learn the fundamentals of corporate finance with this online program.

Mastering financial issues now plays a key role in many professions. This online training program, run by HEC Paris and FIRST FINANCE Institute, aims to help you acquire the fundamentals of finance and learn at your own pace. The learning approach takes its inspiration from MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of executives who are concerned by the financial decisions of their companies, from both an internal and external perspective.




If I had learned more about business ahead of time, I would have been shaped into believing that it was only about finances and quality management.”

– Anita Roddick



The program will enable you to:

Acquire the key fundamentals of corporate finance via an online program

Study at your own pace, wherever you are based

Join an active, widely-experienced group of participants

Academic Director(s)

Pascal Quiry

Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris

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Program content

Three themes of seven weeks followed by a final exam


Theme 1

Financial Analysis

Analyze and interpret the corporate finance documents needed to carry out a precise audit of the financial situation of your company.

Theme 2

Company valuation

Understand and compare auditing methods to rebuild company value.

Theme 3

Investment and financing choices

Master the decision-making tools for investment and financing to make financial policy recommendations.

First Finance Institute 

Final exam

On site, in a Pearson Vue center in France or abroad.


Customize your learning journey

This program opens access to 2 HEC Paris Executive Masters:

Executive MSc in Finance

Strategic Business Unit Management - Specializations

This program consists of one module taught in both of these Executive Specialized Masters (degree awarded: Mastère Spécialisé®). You can therefore join one of the Executive Masters at a later date without needing to repeat the module already completed. The selection process for the Specialized Masters applies to all candidates.

Program Modules




Executive MSc

in Finance


Program Modules




Executive Master

Strategic Business Unit Management - Specializations

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The program is aimed at:
Bank and financial institution executives
Corporate finance managers        
General managers and directors        
Entrepreneurs and company directors
Chartered accountants and lawyers


Training Costs

2650 € (net)

Next session

  • Module 1
  • Module 2
  • Module 3 (Abidjan) :
  • Module 4 (Abidjan) :

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CPF eligible program

Please contact our Program Advisor for further informations.

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For further information, please contact :

Anders Gezelius

Program Advisor

Professor insights

In this video, discover Pascal Quiry's insights

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To register or for more information about the program, visit the ICCF® @ HEC Paris website.



Tried and tested for you

Discover the experiences of current and former participants.

Rudolph Hidalgo

International General manager, Transition Manager


Les deux certificats ICCF et Strategy proposés par FFI avec HEC Paris sont très complémentaires pour le dirigeant. Chacun devrait profiter de la souplesse de cette forme d’enseignement pour se replonger régulièrement dans cet extraordinaire bain de jouvence intellectuelle !"

Carole Ezin

Accountant, Ernst & Young Cameroun


L’expertise comptable est un métier qui évolue sans cesse. Les clients ont de plus en plus besoin de conseils financiers, d’où un intérêt pour l’expert-comptable de se spécialiser en finance d’entreprise."