#1 Business School in Executive Education in the Netherlands for 2020, according to the Financial Times

Internationally recognized, NVAO accredited title of MSc Master (EMFC) that allows you to register as a Register Controller (RC)

Unique part-time study program with an integrated graduation project on an actual management control problem within the participant's organization

Improve your financial and economic skills

As a Register Controller, you hold multiple roles within your organization. You are a business partner to management as you provide the reliable financial information on which management bases its decisions. You also monitor financial and economic operations and ensure the correct use of general application and IT controls. This part-time Master's program will teach you how to fulfill all these different roles at the top level.

A degree that lets you have an impact on business and society? I’ll be happy to help you find the program or course of study that best suits your ambitions, learning goals and career path.

Annemiek Slofstra Program Adviser 013 466 86 02


Participant profile

The program is aimed at financial managers who are ready to take the next step in their career. This master will equip you with the latest academic knowledge and practical skills to provide reliable financial information. Our participants include:

  • Finance controllers, business controllers, accountants (profit and non-profit)
  • Financial executives at the 2nd or 3rd tier of large organizations
  • Financial directors, deputy directors or executives at medium-sized organizations

InCompany Program for Organizations

InCompany Program for Organizations TIAS School for Business and Society maintains close contacts with nationally and internationally operating organizations. We develop tailor-made courses for all subjects, disciplines and functions that are relevant to business transformation. This can be a 100% tailor made program or a customized program, made up of existing program components from our open courses.

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Broad financial and economic expertise: You learn how to provide reliable financial advice, making you a business partner to senior management

Broader, deeper understanding: You become familiar with multidisciplinary, science-based analyses of complex problems and learn how to use this to provide effective advice

Personal support: our one-on-one support and highly efficient learning methods help you maximize your results

Practice-based concepts and challenging working methods open up new ways of thinking you can apply in your work from day one

Risk management: you learn how to handle strategic and external risks

Participant rating Our own participants rate the Executive Master of Finance & Control/Register Controller 8.8 out of 10

Scientific insights and theoretical frameworks TIAS uses efficient blended teaching methods to provide you with the latest scientific insights and theoretical frameworks. This will help you connect the dots and put theory into practice from day one. The wide variety of assignments and projects make this a hands-on program. You will be able to start creating impact for your organization straight away! You can choose to study the Executive Master of Finance & Control/Register Controller at our Tilburg or Utrecht location.

What is the added value for you?


‘The impact of my work has increased’ “The Executive Master of Finance & Control/Register Controller has made me see the bigger picture of finance. I have come to look at controlling as more than just providing financial information. In my work, I also take the impact and quality of processes and systems into account. This has increased the impact of my work.″ Helen Tulner-Vonk RC, TIAS alumna and winner of the 2017 National VRC Thesis Award


The program consists of four semesters lasting five months each. Each semester includes academic subjects, business projects, and practical skills. At the end of the program, you write a Master's thesis on an actual management control issue within your own organization.

Result: Master’s degree of Msc/RC

Those who successfully complete the Master's program may choose the title of Executive Master of Finance and Control (EMFC) or the internationally recognized academic degree of Master of Science (MSc). The degree is accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). It also gives you the right to be admitted to the Association of Register Controllers (VRC) and to bear the title of RC.


″As the Academic Director, I witness the development of financial professionals with each program. As they progress, they start to ask different questions and to look for new solutions. Not only are they getting an excellent background in finance and control, they are also developing into business partners for management at their organizations. This is how they start working on their added value, even during the program. The program is challenging, but thanks to our unique support system, very few participants are experiencing delays or dropping out. We are all invested in this program and want our participants to succeed. We would love to tell you all about it!” Prof. dr. Michael Corbey, PhD Academic Director



22 months


€24,000 (tax deductible)


NVAO and VRC (Association of Register Controllers)


Utrecht, Tilburg




Do you want to create more impact on your organization and on society?

With the flexible approach of TIAS, you create impact:

  • Tailor your education and learning path to your learning needs
  • Learn a lot in a short time through frequent interaction
  • Individual attention is at the heart of the TIAS approach
  • Learn at your own pace, both online and on-site
  • Start whenever you want

Would you like more information about our program design?


I would like to help you discover how this Master matches your ambitions, learning goals and phase in your career. Feel free to contact me for personal advice.

Emily Franken

Program Adviser 013 466 86 02

Our conviction We believe business exists to serve society. Our purpose We develop leaders to serve society by transforming business. Our mission We are the go-to school for business transformation that serves society. Our vision We are an international hub for life-long learning and development for leaders who want to have impact and serve society by transforming business. TIAS #Neverstopasking At TIAS, we encourage people to never stop asking. To be critical, inquiring and creative, with a strong focus on collaboration.