CORPORATE FINANCE
Code: 61011
ECTS: 6
Departament: Department of Social Sciences and Management
Field of Study: Management
Keywords:
    Return
    Solvability
    Financial stability
    Risk
Teacher:
Manuel Filipe Mouta Lopes
Área Científica: Management.
E-mail: manuel.lopes@uab.pt

Course Description:
This course aims to teach students the basic knowledge of Financial Statement Analysis in order to get a sound opinion in valuation firms. It also studies the risk and return of companies.


Competences:
After concluded successfully this course, the student should be able to: 
•Use the Financial Analysis techniques;
•Know the operating cycle and the cash cycle;
•Know the short-term and the long-term financial plans.


Contents:
I – Financial Analysis
1. Base instruments of financial analysis
2. Financial analysis techniques

II – Soundness and financial stability
3. Short-term financial stability
4. Financial analysis ratios
5. Long-term financial stability

III – Risk and return
6. Return investments analysis
7. Risk analysis
8. Financial and economic diagnosis


Bibliography:
Textbooks
Fernandes, C., Peguinho, C., Vieira, E. e J. Neiva, Análise Financeira – Teoria e Prática, Edições Sílabo
Secondary reading
Pinho, C. e S. Tavares, Análise Financeira e Mercados, Áreas Editora
Brealey, R., Myers S. e F. Allen, Principles of Corporate Finance, McGraw Hill
 


Format:
E-learning.


Workload (hours): 156
Contact Hours: 15

Assessment:
Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).


Comments:
Recommended precessions are Management Principles and Accounting.


Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese.

Contact for virtual mobility students: Communication and International Relations Office – gcri@uab.pt