Blended Postgraduate Course in Corporate Finance 

Acquire the knowledge and resources necessary to design and apply the most appropriate financial policies for the objectives of any company or organization, relating the financial function to corporate objectives.

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Management
Next edition
Classes start
10 March, 2022 (To be confirmed)
Classes end
10 June, 2002 (To be confirmed)
Program ends
10 June, 2022 (To be confirmed)
Schedule
Friday from 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm once a month.
Language
Spanish
Modality
Blended Learning
ECTS credits
10
Price
1350 €

With the Blended Postgraduate Course in Corporate Finance you will understand and master the financing policies of the company, the valuation, and the relationship between the company and the market.

During the course you will learn about the latest financing instruments and how to apply them according to the needs of each company. You will learn how to design and implement capitalization, indebtedness and dividend policies, and about the valuation methods for companies, how to apply them and how to manage merger or acquisition operations.

Collaborators:

Why choose this program

01

Learn from a prestigious teaching team

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

02

We adapt to you

We offer the same program, content, and academic qualification in three different modalities: on-campus, blended, and online. This is how we adapt 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 will be able to take the Master's in Accounting and Financial Management at UPF-BSM, with the postgraduate credits obtained being recognized.

Who is it for?

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

The program is advanced training and it is important to have prior training and/or experience in the field. 

Admission and enrolment

Curriculum

The postgraduate course has 4 optional subjects from which 3 must be chosen and is complemented with a Final Project in which the student applies the content acquired during the course.

Optional Subjects
New financial instruments
  • Exchange (IPO, OPA, etc.)
  • Bond issue
  • Hybrids
  • Syndicated loans
  • Project finance
  • Asset securitization
  • Private Equity (venture capital)
Fusions and acquisitions
  • Concept, type, and process of acquisition, merger and spin-off operations
  • Due diligence
  • Negotiation and closing of the operation
  • Post-sale management
Futures, options, and currencies
  • Futures
  • Choices
  • Swaps
  • European and international financial system
  • Foreign currency investment and financing operations
International Finance (in English)
  • International finance management
  • Treasury management
  • Foreign exchange and cash flow hedge
  • Enterprise risk management
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 Finanzas Corporativas, issued by 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 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

Ramon Bastida Vialcanet

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

Faculty

Ramon Bastida Vialcanet

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

Xavier Brun Lozano

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
  • Armand Bover de Soto
    Financial Director at Sandrigham SL
    Degree in Economics and Businesses Sciences from the University of Barcelona.

Methodology

The approach is very practical and professional. The blended methodology is highly participatory and combines face-to-face sessions with distance learning.

In the face-to-face sessions:

  • There will be a theoretical-practical session of the subject.
  • The material to be prepared for the next session will be delivered.
  • A test will be carried out, with the aim of reviewing the concepts worked at home.
  • Practical cases that have been prepared in advance will be discussed.
  • Concepts will be clarified.
     

Between one face-to-face session and the next, the academic team will be available to support and facilitate the student's learning process.

01.

It adapts to you

Compatible with your professional and personal life, face-to-face classes one Friday a month, combined with remote learning.

02.

Connect with the professional world

Throughout the course, practical, real, and current case studies will be discussed and presented, which allow you to apply the concepts learned and thus face the situations that you will find yourself in during your professional activity.

03.

Team building

Group activities will allow you to share vision, knowledge, and opinions with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, enriching your academic experience and strengthening your network of contacts.

Evaluation

The evaluation of the program is continuous and will be carried out based on:

  • Practical cases, exercises, and work oriented to business reality
  • Tests of the different subjects
  • Participation and presentations in class
  • Attendance in class (minimum of 80%)
  • Postgraduate Final Project
     

The evaluation activities will be carried out individually and also in a group, promoting teamwork.

Tools

The combination of online learning and face-to-face sessions favours the balance between theory and practice in a flexible learning process. The various multimedia resources that are made available to the student allow them to acquire knowledge in a self-regulated manner and the face-to-face sessions seek to put them into practice with active methodologies.

You will have:

  • Digital resources and audiovisual blocks for online learning
  • Face-to-face sessions with active methodologies for transferable learning
  • Master's or postgraduate work to learn by doing
  • A personal mentor to monitor your Master's Final Project (TFM) or Postgraduate Final Project (TFP)

Professional Future

The program is aimed at all those professionals with experience in the field of Accounting and Finance who want to take on new challenges and responsibilities in this area.

Student profile

You will share the 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.

The students of the Master's in Accounting and Financial Management and the postgraduate students will be in the classroom together.

30

Average age

7

Average number of years of professional experience

Career opportunities

The postgraduate course is advanced training that delves into the main aspects of Corporate Finance to focus professional careers in this field, the financial field, either developing the activity in the financial department of a company or as an external financial advisor or consultant.


  • Director of accounting/finance department
  • Business advisor on accounting, financial, and management issues
  • Business consultant
  • Risk analyst in financial department
  • Staff/middle management in financial department of multinational

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?

A university degree is needed to apply.

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
111/11/202026/11/2020
203/12/202018/12/2020
317/12/202031/12/2020
412/01/202128/01/2021
502/02/202117/02/2021
623/02/202110/03/2021
716/03/202131/03/2021
808/04/202123/04/2021
927/04/202112/05/2021
1013/05/202128/05/2021
1127/05/202111/06/2021
1208/06/202123/06/2021
1322/06/202107/07/2021
1406/07/202121/07/2021
1520/07/202130/07/2021
1602/09/202117/09/2021
1716/09/202101/10/2021
1805/10/202120/10/2021
1921/10/202105/11/2021

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 3172.
  • 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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Postgraduate Course on Corporate Finance (blended learning)
Modality: Semipresencial
Language: Spanish
Price: 1350
Admission fee: 120
We will deduct this amount from the total registration fee if your application is accepted. If your application is rejected, we will reimburse you.
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Blended Postgraduate Course in Corporate Finance