Online Postgraduate Course in Controlling

Train yourself to develop the role of Controller in a financial department and learn to identify how to make the company's strategy operational in business operations.

  • controlling
  • controller
  • Management Control
Next edition
Classes start
20 April, 2022 (To be confirmed)
Classes end
19 July, 2022 (To be confirmed)
Program ends
26 July, 2022 (To be confirmed)
Language
Spanish
Modality
Online
ECTS credits
10
Price
1250 €

Specialize as a Financial Controller with the Online Postgraduate Course in Controlling at UPF Barcelona School of Management and learn to competently perform all of the role's functions, specializing in analytical accounting and advanced financial planning.

Throughout the course you will learn to develop the internal control function of a company, to master and know how to choose and implement the most advanced management control processes and techniques according to the needs of the company and its objectives, as well as to use the computer tools necessary to perform this function.

Collaborators:

Why choose this program

01

Prestigious teaching team with a double didactic approach

You will train with professors from the UPF Economics and Business area and with recognized active professionals who will contribute their knowledge and experience to apply theory to practice.

02

Adapted to you

The same program, contents and academic qualification, offered in three different modalities (face-to-face, blended, and online) so that you can adapt it to your personal and professional situation.

03

Expand your training

If at the end of the postgraduate course you want to continue expanding your training, you can take the Master in Accounting and Financial Management at UPF-BSM with the credits obtained being recognized.

Who is it for?

The program is aimed at university graduates preferably from the environment of business administration and management, economics, and accounting and finance, who want to specialize in the accounting field, as well as professionals with financial experience and knowledge who want or need to update it, expand on it, or look at it in depth.

The program is advanced training, so it is important to have previous training and/or experience in the sector.

Admission and enrolment

Curriculum

The Postgraduate course consists of 4 optional subjects from which 3 must be chosen, and is complemented by a Final Project in which the student applies the knowledge of the content acquired during the course.

Optional Subjects
Internal control
  • Corporate governance
  • Management of corporate risks
  • Design of risk maps
  • Circuit and process design
Advanced management control
  • Incentive systems
  • Process redesign
  • Beyond budgeting
  • Project controlling
IT tools for optimizing management control
  • Excel applied to accounting and finance
  • How to implement an ERP successfully
  • Latest trends in computer tools for optimizing management control
International Controlling (in English)
  • Management control systems to evaluate the performance in multinational corporations.
  • Effective decision making in international business.
  • Controlling subsidiaries
Postgraduate Final Project
Postgraduate Final Project

This subject is intended for students to show that they have internalized the content developed during postgraduate studies and that they are capable of applying them in different environments. It is a project that seeks to integrate all or several of the subjects developed during the postgraduate course.

Qualification obtained

Once you have passed the program, you will be awarded the degree of Curso de Postgrado en Controlling, issued by the Pompeu Fabra University.

Note: Elective courses will be carried out in case of reaching a minimum number of enrolled students. The final offer for each academic year may be adapted depending on the academic planning.

Faculty

The teaching team for the Online Postgraduate Course in Controlling is made up of professors from the UPF Economics and Business area and professionals from the sector, with the guarantee of the UPF-BSM's teaching rigour.

Academic directors

Oriol Amat Salas

Full professor of Financial Economics and Accounting at UPF and UPF-BSM.

Quico Marin Anglada

Senior Lecturer BSM

Faculty

Ramon Bastida Vialcanet

Vice Dean for Knowledge Transfer at UPF Barcelona School of Management
Associate Professor BSM

Quico Marin Anglada

Senior Lecturer BSM

  • Oriol Amat Salas
    Full professor of Financial Economics and Accounting at UPF and UPF-BSM
    PhD in Economics (UAB). Degree and MBA in Business Administration
  • Julio Capilla Vidal
    Partner of RSM Spain Auditores since 2013.  President of the Agrupación de Auditores de Baleares and member of the Board of Directors of the ICJCE.
    Associate lecturer in the Accounting and Auditing Department of the University of the Balearic Islands.
    Postgraduate course in Financial Management from Pompeu Fabra University Postgraduate course in Administration and Tax Management from the University of Barcelona.
    Degree in Economic and Business Sciences from the University of Barcelona.
  • Víctor Vera Vinardell
    Financial Director at Orange Catalunya.
    Economist and Chartered Accountant. International Business Development at Essec.

Methodology

At the UPF Barcelona School of Management we are committed to a flexible and dynamic online model, which aims to place the participant at the centre of the process so that they are the owner of their learning process.

To facilitate your day-to-day management and the achievement of academic objectives, you will have 24/7 access to the virtual environment so that you can organize your study without schedules and at your own pace.

In this way, you will acquire knowledge, and instrumental and aptitude competencies combining training with your work and personal life, making the most of the time you have for it.

01.

Interactive teaching materials

Various materials and formats will make your experience more motivating: videos, case studies, content maps, and downloadable resources. Designed and updated periodically by professionals and experts in the field, they put at your disposal the latest knowledge, skills, and tools to take your career to the next level.

02.

Active and collaborative learning

Participation and discussion with your colleagues and teachers are essential for the collaborative learning process. We will provide you with various tools such as the Discussion Forum, where you can propose new topics for debate, comment on and answer questions presented by the teacher or give feedback on interesting comments.

03.

Streaming sessions with experts

Through videoconference sessions with the expert teacher or special guests, you will be able to ask questions, discuss your learning, and connect in real time as if you were all in the same place. To ensure the flexibility of the training, we record the sessions so that you can refer to them if you have not been able to connect.

04.

Personalized support

You will have the support of the expert tutor, who will guide you through each didactic unit; the help of the co-ordinator and the program manager in the delivery of activities, qualifications, management of procedures, or access to services, and the guidance of the career advisor in the improvement of your personal brand and your search for professional opportunities.

Tools

The learning process is characterized by its flexibility, since, in the virtual learning environment, the structure of the school calendar and the diversity of multimedia resources which are made available to the student allows them to acquire knowledge in a self-regulated manner.

The support of the teaching staff and interaction with classmates is carried out by making use of a wide variety of communication channels that facilitate proximity and didactic dialogue. 

 

Professional Future

The program is aimed at all those professionals with experience in the field of Accounting and Finance who want to specialize in the role of Controller.

Student profile

You will share a virtual classroom with professionals who come from the fields of Accounting and Finance, Economics, or Business Administration, who want to deepen their knowledge in order to apply it in their jobs.

32

Average age

8

Average number of years of professional experience

Career opportunities

The Online Postgraduate Course in Controlling is advanced training that delves into all the techniques that a Controller requires to professionally face a workplace such as this.


  • Controller
  • Director of accounting/finance department
  • Business advisor on accounting, financial, and management issues
  • Business consultant
  • Risk analyst in financial department
  • Internal Auditor

Admission and enrolment

Our admission process consists of a rigorous evaluation of each application to preserve the quality of the group as well as the training, experience, and work capacity of all students.

Who can apply?

You need to be a university graduate.

Other candidates without the required university degree may take part in the selection process by virtue of their academic or professional merits, and the place of work they occupy.

How to apply?

To apply for admission to this program, students must read and accept the Terms and Conditions of Contract once they start the application for admission through the following form.

Application for admission

Complete your application within the next admission rounds:

RoundApplication deadlineAdmission resolution
110/11/202125/11/2021
201/12/202116/12/2021
316/12/202131/12/2021
412/01/202227/01/2022
502/02/202217/02/2022
623/02/202210/03/2022
716/03/202231/03/2022
806/04/202228/04/2022
927/04/202212/05/2022
1018/05/202202/06/2022
1108/06/202223/06/2022
1222/06/202207/07/2022
1306/07/202221/07/2022
1419/07/202229/07/2022
1501/09/202216/09/2022
1614/09/202230/09/2022
1705/10/202220/10/2022
1819/10/202203/11/2022

Applications for admission will be evaluated when you complete the following steps:

  • Complete the online admission form.
  • Pay the €120 admission fee. This amount will be returned if you are not admitted.
  • Send the following documents through the online platform e-registrar:
    • Presentation letter or video
    • CV
    • Scanned copy of university degree (if you are in the last year of your degree, you can provide your academic records)
    • Scanned copy of Transcript of Records. Make sure that it includes your GPA (Grade Point Average)
    • Scanned copy of ID Card or Passport
    • Passport-size photo (jpg format)

Additional documents may be requested in certain cases.
Application rounds are subject to the number of places available on the program.

Admission

  • The Admissions Committee will select the candidates on the basis of a personal or CV-based interview.
  • You will be notified of the admission decision in writing.

Enrolment

  • Registration must be paid within a 15 days after the admission.
  • Once the letter of acceptance to the program has been received, you will need to submit the following original documents before the course begins:
    • Stamped and/or authenticated photocopy of your university degree.
  • If you have a foreign degree you may need to submit additional documents.
  • Paying the reservation fee (25% of the program's tuition fees) is essential in order to reserve your place
  • If you pay the tuition fees by bank transfer you will be required to introduce the program code. The program code for this course is 3171.
  • The remaining tuition fees must be paid 2 weeks before the start of the course.

Grants, scholarships and financing

Scholarships

The UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you different means of financing so that you can take any of our programs without worry. We offer you the opportunity to finance part of your program, either by rewarding your talent through scholarships, through grants from entities dedicated to promoting education or through collaboration agreements with financial entities.

Grants and discounts

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Online Postgraduate Course on Controlling
Modality: Distancia
Language: Spanish
Price: 1250
Admission fee: 120
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Online Postgraduate Course in Controlling