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Master of Business Analytics
Master’s Programme

Master of Business Analytics

2 years
eLearning programme
760 000 RUB for the entire period of study
Instruction in English
Video by Academic Director

About Master of Business Analytics programme

Our Master of Business Analytics programme is one of the first in the world to offer cutting-edge concepts and methods in business analytics and strategic reporting to a global audience. The course has been designed around the new principles of regenerative economy and finance, inclusive capitalism, and enhanced value creation for financial and non-financial stakeholders.

The programme offers up-to-date and globally sought-after competencies in the knowledge economy and achieving the sustainability goals of countries and businesses in uncertain times.

How does the Master of Business Analytics programme prepare you to be a leader in finance?

The programme provides students with:
  • new framework to identify the strategies for value creation for financial and multiple non-financial stakeholders
  • a new evidence in measuring the value of knowledge intensive businesses and intellectual capital (human capital, clients or relational capital, and organizational capital)
  • new methods to achieve connectivity between non-financial capitals and future financial performance
  • new methods for achieving connectivity between non-financial capitals, their effectiveness, and future financial performance
  • new tools and best practices in integrated thinking in managerial decisions and strategic oversight of boards of directors
  • a new methodology for company’s risk management and value-based compliance
  • a new evidence in auditing strategies and assurance of non-financial reports

We offer two applied specializations (subject to student’s choice)

Value based business analytics
You will dive into the new field of business analysis through incorporating non-financial capitals into valuation and modeling long term stakeholder’s value creation, value-based budgeting and metrics for company and internal divisions, integrated risk management policies and compliance with stakeholder’s value creation goals.
Strategic business reporting and assurance
You will gain proficiency in preparation of financial and non-financial statements for companies, internal divisions and boards of directors; value reporting, ESG reporting, integrated reporting, audit and internal control, as well as assurance of non-financial data.

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Benefits of pursuing a Master of Business Analytics

  • Online format 
  • Project-based approach to real life cases
  • Live Virtual Labs with international experts of World Intellectual Capital Network, Integrated reporting associations, global ESG experts
  • Business experts from global consultancy companies, investment banks and industry experts

This programme will be a good fit for you, if you are:

At early stage of the career in finance and accounting

Looking for re-skilling, promotion and/or switching career track

Life-long learner (full/part time)

An interview with Professor Irina Ivashkovskaya

Head of the School of Finance at HSE and Academic Supervisor of the Master of Business Analytics program for Coursera Blog



Interwies with industry experts Ilya Ivaninskiy (Partner in BCG) and Maksim Lapin (former CFO in Moscow exchange)

The graduates will be prepared for several career tracks:

Business analytics for financial management. Future «Chief Value Officer»

Business analytics for value-based compliance

Business analytics for strategic consulting

Strategic business reporting

Our off-line graduates from Degree programmes in Finance are employed by the following companies

Russian companies


Bachelor degree

(in different areas of studies)


Portfolio may include (but not limited to) following achievements:
  • motivational letter
  • CV
  • letters of recommendation
  • personal and professional achievements 
  • internships or work in a company
  • interview (online)
  • english test

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For detailed information on admission, please visit the How to Apply page.

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During your studies

Lectures are pre-recorded (accessible at your own pace)

Seminars are live (held regularly in the form of webinars weekly)

Virtual Labs and project workshops with global industry experts

24/7 assistance

Be supported by our team, assistants and instructors. Use the networks developed by the HSE School of Finance throughout the world. Interact with fellow students from diverse backgrounds through course discussion forums and social networks.


We offer you Professional module “Major”- which represents a set of core and elective courses to build sound background in finance and accounting and their applications and applied specializations with 5-6 electives. We add the module “Practice” built on Virtual Labs, Project Labs  under supervision by international and industry experts.  You will have access to world-wide finance and accounting journals and books for developing your solutions to cases, projects and course assignments.

Professional Module: Major

Plus elective courses

Module: Practice

Important Dates

  • Application


    *for international applicants is now open and due by September 15, 2024
    *for Russian applicants is open from April 1 2023 and due by September 15, 2024

    Contract Signing

  • Date

    September 25, 2024

  • Education Starts


    October 1, 2024

  • Getting a Diploma


    July, 2026


Irina Ivashkovskaya

Professor, Head of the School of finance, Head of Corporate Finance Research Center, Academic Director of Master of Business Analytics, National representative of Russia at European Academy of Management Board

Pavel Malyshev

PhD, Associate professor at School of Finance, expertise in financial markets, asset pricing

Sergey A. Kuzubov

PhD, Аssociate professor at School of Finance, expertise in financial and non-financial reporting

Svetlana Grigorieva

PhD, associate рrofessor at School of Finance, expertise in valuation

Elena Y. Makeeva

PhD, Associate Professor, Vice-Head of the School of Finance, business expertise in treasury management in medium scale companies

Oksana Soboleva

Senior Lecturer, School of Finance, business expertise in LUKOIL Overseas accounting department

Sergei Grishunin

Школа финансов: Доцент

Yury Dranev

PhD, Associate Professor, School of Finance, Leading Research Fellow, Head of Quantitative Modelling Unit, Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, HSE University

Elena V. Semerikova

Департамент прикладной экономики: Старший преподаватель

Tatyana Nikolaevna Malofeeva

Школа финансов: Старший преподаватель

Anastasia N. Stepanova

Школа финансов: Доцент

Dmitry A. Veselov

Департамент теоретической экономики: Доцент

and Experts

Stefano Zambon

Professor of Accounting and Business Economics, Ferrara University (Italy); Secretary General for WICI Italy/OIBR Foundation

Guler Aras

Professor of Finance and Accounting, Yildiz Technical University, (Istanbul); Founding Chair, Integrated Reporting Network Turkey; Founding Director of YTU Center for Finance, Governance and Sustainability

Laura Girella

Senior Technical and Research Manager, International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and Researcher in Business Economics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Nataliya Serdyukova

PhD, leading specialist in LUKOIL Oil Company

Elena Dubovitskaya

PhD, Director of Center for Sustainable Development, School of Management, Skolkovo

Artem Anilov

PhD, School of Finance, business expertise in investment policies, LUKOIL Oil Company (senior manager)

Dmitry Tikhomirov

PhD, associate professor at School of Finance, senior managing director in VEB.RF

Sergei Grishunin

PhD, Senior lecturer at School of Finance, managing director in National Rating Agency

Ilya Partin

PhD, Investment director, Brayne family office

Ilya Silaev

Head of digital, investing company BKS

Ilya Shumov

Executive Director in the CIB division of Russian Agricultural Bank (RosselkhozBank)

Ilya Ivaninskyi

Partner in the Moscow office of BCG, member of the Financial Institutions Practice Area

Dmitriy Migel

Director, Business Restructuring Services team leader, PwC Russia

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

Depending on your achievements, we will offer you up to 20%+(5% additional discount for the early enrollment) scholarships to waive your tuition fee. To check your eligibility and enquire for more details, learn more.

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