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September 2020
Application deadline: 31 January 2020
12,500 EUR

Program description

MSc in Business for Lawyers

Clients are in need of lawyers who understand their business. The MSc in Business for Lawyers program is the only academic qualification that prepares lawyers to confront complex problems in the corporate environment and financial markets. The program, exclusively designed for legal professionals, offers a solid theoretical understanding as well as a practical approach to economic and financial issues related to the day-to-day operations of a business firm. The program provides a unique learning experience that promotes collaboration and leadership competencies in an interdisciplinary curriculum.

The MSc in Business for Lawyers is the only Greek postgraduate program for Lawyers that has been included for the past 6 consecutive years in the Financial Times’ LLM Listing - released every year in the FT Innovative Law Schools Report - along with the most renowned Master of Law (LLM) programs in US, Europe and in the UK.

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission, candidates must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in law;- Provide evidence of excellent command of the English language;
  • Need to be currently employed or self-employed
  • GMAT tests are optional unless the Academic Committee requires the applicant to take them: in any case, scores of 550 or more (GRE >155) can strengthen your application and help you secure a scholarship.

The Program Is Designed for Legal Professionals Who:

  • Manage and lead their own law firm.
  • Work as corporate counsels.
  • Work in corporate financing and restructuring.
  • Work in or with financial services firms.
  • Work as consultants to business executives.

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Program content

1st Period

  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Business Economics
  • Financial Accounting

2nd Period

  • Business Writing & Presentation Skills
  • Financial Accounting for Lawyers
  • Financial Management

3rd Period

  • Legal Aspects of International Finance
  • Finance for Lawyers
  • Regulation of Financial Markets

4th Period

  • Mergers & Acquisitions for Lawyers
  • Antitrust Law

5th Period

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • The Management of Legal Conflict: Legal Strategy, Negotiation, and Mediation

6th Period

  • Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Taxation Law

7th Period

  • Corporate Legal Counseling

Scholarships & funding

Partial scholarships are available for international students. Please send us an information request or visit Alba’s website by clicking the visit webpage button above


After completing the program participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the language of business.
  • Have a genuine understanding of global financial markets.
  • Collaborate in and contribute to complex projects in financing and restructuring.
  • Introduce a managerial dimension to the practice of Law.
  • Make refined judgements in the application of ethics in business and the legal profession.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Negotiate effective win-win solutions.
  • Have a strategic mindset when dealing with wider business challenges.

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About this institute

Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Alba Graduate Business School, the American College of Greece is one of the top graduate business schools in Europe, located in Athens. It is accredited by AMBA, NECHE and EPAS (EFMD) and it is famous for being innovative (AMBA innovation...

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Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece
Xenias 6-8
11528 Athens

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