The main objectives of this unit are: 1) Assist students in the acquisition of skills for modeling financial statements and its application in case studies. 2) Study of theoretical issues and practical tools for managing the company's risk and its application in case studies. 3) Assist students in analyzing case studies using theories and tools of Univariate Analysis and Multivariate Analysis. 4) The unit aims to motivate and assist students in the research in order to write a paper and develop their dissertation project. 5) Prepare students for using the Datastream database, and collect a sample in order to develop an empirical study on financial distress. 6) Conduct empirical studies with market and accounting data for publicly traded companies: credit risk models like BSM and Z-Score; study on market efficiency, detection and evaluation of anomalies in stock markets.
The aim of this course is to deepen knowledge in the field of corporate finance and its interaction with taxation and accounting. It is intended that students take contact with the best papers published in specialized reviews of Finance, Tax and Accounting.
The aim of the course is to analyze deeply the Portuguese tax system, especially direct taxation and other tax systems. It also examined the impact of some recent tax reforms in other developed countries of the European Union and the United States of America.
The aim of the course is to analyze deeply the Portuguese tax system, especially indirect taxation and Municipal Tax on Real Estate Transfer (IMT), Municipal Tax on Real Property (IMI) and Stamp Duty (IS)
Part I - Characterize the main models of organizational performance measurement and control, including some recent developments in the area. Encourage the critical analysis of design solutions for management control systems.
Part II - The Accounting unit aims to provide the necessary knowledge to understand and read the Financial Statements of companies. The unit privileges the interpretation of financial information, to the detriment of its construction, and has as permanent concern the discussion of the standard and theoretical concepts associated with financial reporting. Topics of recognized interest and recent international and national development related to the reformulation of the normative accounting framework in the European Union and in Portugal are addressed.
This course analyzes several derivatives and describes the markets where they are traded. The approach proposed here consists mainly in examining the use of these products for hedging and investment purposes. Each derivative is analyzed in detail both from a theoretical and a practical perspective and several case studies are examined.
Help students to develop high-level scientific research.