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About HSE Banking Institute

The HSE Banking Institute is a research and education centre, which provides hands-on training in banking, finance and other related areas. Our programmes are based on the best global practices presented by HSE University faculty, CFA charterholders, FRM and ACCA holders, and top industry specialists. Furthermore, we have high-profile expertise in financial analysis thanks to our long-standing partnership with the CFA Institute. Our staff, students and alumni adhere to the CFA Institute’s ethical and professional standards.

Our core programmes are based on CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and in high demand:

  • Master’s Programme ‘Financial Analyst’

    This Master's programme is the first Master's programme in Eastern Europe offered in partnership with the CFA Institute. It provides an opportunity to learn advanced methods of financial management based on the universally recognized standards of the CFA Institute. Your mentors will be experts with international CFA, FRM, ACCA and other certificates. You can find a career in Russian and global financial firms, investment, hedge and pension funds, rating agencies and consulting groups.

  • Master's programme ‘Master of Finance’ (fully online)

    The Master of Finance at HSE University is a fully online degree programme designed for Coursera. The programme boasts numerous advantages, including its distinguished teaching staff consisting of holders of CFA, FRM, and ACCA certifications, along with top financial industry management professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds. It includes courses that have been developed based on an annual trend survey of leading global employers, as well as training in ethical and professional standards developed by the CFA Institute.

  • MBA Programme ‘Investment Management’

    Devised for professionals who want to become leaders in financial management, both for one’s company and own life. This particular specialization takes into account the most relevant innovations and developments in the financial services market, as confirmed by its partnership with the CFA Institute (the first of such partnerships in Eastern Europe), which commenced in 2009.

  • Preparatory Programme - CFA Exam Level 1

    This programme is intended for young professionals, working in the investment and financial fields, who want to upgrade their skills to the CFA level. The programme provides the necessary knowledge to complete the first of three stages to acquiring the title of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

The HSE Banking Institute has over 25 years’ experience on the educational services market. We have trained professionals for the Bank of Russia, Raiffeisen Bank, Gazprombank, Nornickel, Russian Railways and other well-known Russian market leaders.

Furthermore, we offer our clients training under the existing enrollment programme, as well as per the request for a specific track for an employee of a company or firm. We cover a wide range of areas such as:

►Banking & Management;

►Finance;

►Risk Management;

►Legal Issues in Finance;

►Payment Systems, Tools and Fintech;

►CFA training tracks

We are glad to be part of your career breakthrough!