AcademicsMBA optionsCorporate finance concentration

We are unable to run the Corporate Finance concentration in summer 2021.  It has been rescheduled for summer 2022.  The new calendar and registration will be available in fall 2021.

Gain a deeper understanding of finance through our graduate Corporate Finance concentration. This optional summer program is available to Executive MBA, Evening MBA, and Online MBA current students through the VCU School of Business Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIRE).

Current Executive MBA students may earn this concentration as an add-on to their program.

Current Evening MBA students may earn this concentration to satisfy their three course electives, a nine credit hour requirement.  Prerequisite: "B" or better in FIRE 520.

Current Online MBA students, after program completion, may earn this concentration.

Alumni of any School of Business graduate program and current students in specialized master degree program, may earn a Certificate of Completion with prerequisite and/or approval.



Explore these advanced areas in finance:

  • FinTech  
    explore new technologies
  • Investment Banking & Private Equity Markets  
    roles of PE funds, valuations, and capital raising
  • Financial Analytics 
    analyzing financial data and machine learning in finance
  • Investments  
    personal financial planning, portfolios, and derivatives
  • Capital Budgeting & Working Capital Management  
    investment analysis, proforma forecasting, and strategies for short-term financing needs


  • Executive weekend cohort format
  • Counts as three electives, earn nine credits.
  • Accelerated curriculum, completed in two months over four immersion weekends.
  • Comprehensive tuition is inclusive of texts, course materials, parking and food.
  • Work independently and in project teams on course deliverables.

Executive Corporate Finance Concentration Overview 2020

Executive Corporate Finance Concentration Billing Schedule 2020