Corporate Finance

General

Objectives

Corporate Finance, now developed in a company management context, has become a special management tool for the creation of value in a company.

The Master’s Programme in Corporate Finance aims at providing specialized, highly qualified training in company financial management. It has a strong professional dimension, where the technical/scientific knowledge and its practical application stand out. Its objective is to meet the needs of those who wish to pursue a career in company financial management, as well as of those who are already employed and who wish to improve their skills.

Target Candidates

In compliance with article 17 of Law Decree nº 74/2006, updated by Law Decree nº 107/2008, dated 25th June, candidates may apply to the study cycle leading to a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance if they are:

  • Holders of an Honours Degree or a legal equivalent;
  • Holders of a superior academic degree undertaken abroad, and attributed by a member State of this process, after a first cycle of studies organized in accordance with the Bologna principles;
  • Holders of a superior academic degree undertaken abroad, acknowledged by the Technical and Scientific Board of the Escola Superior de Estudos Industriais e de Gestão (ESEIG) as meeting the objectives of an Honours Degree; 
  • Holders of an academic, scientific and professional curriculum, acknowledged by the Technical and Scientific Board of the Escola Superior de Estudos Industriais e de Gestão (ESEIG) as certification of the capacity to undertake this cycle of studies; "

Possible Career Paths

The Master’s Programme in Corporate Finance favours the development of professional skills linked to the good command of financial functions inside the organizations, especially those concerning financial planning, the creation of strategic plans, risk planning, resource rationalization and company restructuring

Organization

This is a face-to-face, 15 hours-a-week, evening programme taught at ESEIG.  Course materials and class handouts will be made available on the courses’ web page whenever possible.   

Students can use ESEIG’s library, computer rooms, and wireless internet access.

Access to statistical databases on Portuguese Corporations is provided.

Fees: 986€/Year

Programme

1st Year

    Working Time (hours)  
Course Type Total Contact ECTS
International Taxation 1st Semester 32 TP:24; S:3; OT: 5 3
Fundamentals of Finance 1st Semester 40 TP:32; S:4; OT:4 6
Monetary Economics, Financing and Financial Institutions 1st Semester 48 TP:40; S:3; OT:5 7
Quantitative Methods for Finance 1st Semester 64 TP:48; S:6; OT:10 6
Investment Analysis 1st Semester 64 TP:48; S:6; OT:10 8
Risk Management 2nd Semester 40 TP:32; S:3; OT:6 5
Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions 2nd Semester 48 TP:32; S:6; OT:10 6
International Finance 2nd Semester 40 TP: 32; S:3; OT:5 5
Financing Investments 2nd Semester 48 TP:40; S:4; OT:4 6
Advanced Management Control 2nd Semester 48 TP:40; S:4 ;OT:4 5
Research Seminars 2nd Semester 32 TP:24; S:0; OT:14 3

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