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Company Risk and Insurance Manager + the European Master of Science in Business Risk Management and Insurance

ESA - Ecole Supérieure d'Assurances (eng)Paris - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Insurance Management and Law, Risk Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 200 €
Course cost: 6 500 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Bank loan

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 5
Places available per academic year: 0

Course length: 

  • 1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years



The curriculum of Company Risk and Insurance Manager - European Master of Science in Business - Risk Management and Insurance, Level I, registered in RNCP reviews the different types of financial, human, legal and judicial risks, focused on 2 years (880 h)   to analyse the financial statements of insurance companies, the main audit techniques and internal control, and to align these techniques with the strategies and business objectives.
It prepares to piloting duties that involve a general and coordinated governance of all business risks.
ESA promotes international mobility, allowing holders of Company Risk and Insurance Manager \" to obtain the title  European Master of Science in Business - Risk Management and Insurance " (accredited EABHES), subject to obtaining 800 points in TOEIC.


  • Risk Management: From Risk Management to Insurance Risk (24 hrs.)
  • Business Insurance Risk (Part 1) (32 hrs.)
  • Collective Insurance (Part 1) (24 hrs.)
  • The role of Insurance Broker or General Insurance Agent in Company Risk Management and Insurance (14 hrs.)
  • Understanding accounting mechanisms, the structure of financial statements and how to analyse them (35 h)
  • Financial statements of insurance companies (63 hrs.)
  • The general approach and main audit techniques (42 hrs.)
  • Internal control and quality (24 hrs.)
  • Align risk appetite with the strategy and business objectives (7 hrs.)
  • The global approach of risks - Taking into account the internal and external factors (14 hrs.)
  • Risk mapping (21 hrs.)
  • Risk treatment (7 hrs.)
  • Controlling and Guiding Risks (7 hrs.)
  • English (56 hrs.)

Course format: 

  • 440 H, 1st year
  • 440 H, the 2nd year

Alternating rhythm : 1 week of courses / 3 weeks in a company

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

  • Underwriter for large companies within an insurance company
  • Customer manager for large companies in a brokerage firm
  • Junior Risk Manager for large companies in a brokerage firm

Entry requirements

  • Holders of an undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Candidates with proof of the BTS Insurance and a Bachelor Insurance or a professional insurance licence
  • Candidates with proof of 3 years in a business school

Admission criteria: 

  • Review of application
  • Motivation interview