MSc – CFO Leadership

MSc – CFO Leadership


Developed with insights from eminent industry leaders including veteran CFOs, CEOs board directors and partners of CPA firms, the Master of Science in CFO Leadership (MCFO) programme at SMU's School of Accountancy is a distinctive postgraduate degree programme designed to develop managers in specialist knowledge on Accounting and Finance, as well as their leadership and management skills. The programme equips finance and business leaders by equipping them with the broad competencies required to excel in today's challenging business environment.

The innovative MCFO curriculum emphasises hard as well as soft skills, and integrates concepts with practice. Delivered through SMU's hallmark interactive classroom pedagogy, the programme is taught by an outstanding faculty with strong credentials in research, teaching and industry practice, and augmented by verteran CFOs and business leaders who will deliver a series of executive conversations as part of the programme's curriculum.







• A good university degree in any discipline
• At least five years of full-time, relevant work experience
•  Head of Finance, financial controller, accountant, corporate treasurer, audit manager, business manager, mid to back offices managers & business owners;      Demonstrate potential and aspiration to assume senior finance managerial positions in future
• Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview as part of the admissions process
• Good score on GMAT, GRE or SMU Admission Test






Course Outline

Postgraduate type


Study mode


Programme Length

6 academic sessions over 12 months






Dates & Fees

For classes starting in August 2016:

Closing date: 30 June 2016

Application: S$50 (non-refundable)
Registration Fee (upon acceptance):
S$400 (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents)
S$500 (International Students)
Tuition (GST included): S$55,000  (billed over 3 instalments)






Other Info

This course is designed for: Business Owners, Head of Finance, financial controller, senior accountant, corporate treasurer, audit manager, manager in analysis and planning role or manager in business, mid to back offices; Demonstrate potential and aspiration to assume senior finance managerial positions in future






Contact Details

School of Accountancy
Singapore Management University
60 Stamford Road, Level 5
Singapore 178900


Name: Benny Teo
Phone: +65 6828 0610

Fax: +65 6828 0600