The previous weekend in Belgrade Executive MBA 9 generation attended the Financial Management module delivered by Professor Terence Tse. This was fifth module for the EMBA 9 generation and continuous learning of using numbers in business context after their Financial and Managerial Accounting module from the previous month.

This 4 day long course offered participants a fundamental understanding of financial management. Students learned and practiced through cases those essential concepts and analytical tools that they would as executives encounter and use in their day-to-day engagements. Specific attention was paid to the application of the attained concepts on spreadsheet.

The course utilized an interactive approach comprising of lectures, real-world examples, cases, class discussion as well as simulation as its teaching pedagogy.

Professor Terence Tse is an Associate Professor of Finance at ESCP Europe Business School and Head of Competitiveness Studies at i7 Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness. Terence worked in mergers and acquisitions at Schroders, Citibank and Lazard Brothers in Montréal and New York. He also worked in London as a consultant at Ernst & Young focusing on UK financial services. Additionally, as an independent consultant, Terence advised Shell International, F&C Asset Management, Alliance Boots, Alitalia as well as a Cambridge University-based biotech start-up.

Alongside with his on-going advisory activities with supra-national organisations including the European Parliament, European Commission, and International Trade Centre [a joint agency between the UN and WTO], Terence has been providing commentaries on the latest current affairs and market developments in numerous blogs including World Economic Forum, Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, Business Insider, Fortune, as well as in The Economist, the Financial Times and the Harvard Business Review in Italian and German.

Terence was featured in May 2013 as “Professor of the week” by the Financial Times for the FT Lexicon. He is currently writing a book called “Corporate Finance: The Basics”, to be published by Routledge in 2017. Terence obtained his PhD in Management Studies from the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK.