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The Master in Finance (MIF) at CATÓLICA-LISBON is designed for experienced professionals who want a high-level career. If you work in the Finance area and wish to advance in your career or change area by deepening your financial knowledge, then the Master in Finance is the program for you.
In order to maintain close ties with experts in the Finance industry, the Program Directors rely on the active collaboration of the Advisory Board, consisting mostly of CEOs from top investment banks and CEOs and CFOs of large corporations in Portugal. The Board advises the Program Directors on curricula and global strategic issues related to the Program. Board members therefore play a decisive role in bridging the gap between academia and business, and in keeping the program responsive to the most current needs of the market. The Advisory Board is strongly committed to the program, and has been active in facilitating and promoting the close connection with business practice.
Over a period of one and a half years, the Master in Finance (MIF) participants are exposed to a wide range of subjects which are carefully designed to strike a good balance between theory and practice. The course also covers soft skills topics that will enhance the participants' ability to communicate, negotiate and manage others with greater success.
The MIF starts by covering the fundamentals of modern corporate finance, asset pricing, capital markets, financial analysis and quantitative methods. Participants then build on this broad foundation through a rich menu of advanced courses in areas such as investment banking, financial innovation, asset management and advanced corporate financing and valuation. In addition, participants will benefit from several Frontier of Knowledge Seminars led by distinguished practitioners. These seminars are the perfect opportunity for participants to get an inside perspective from leading experts on key issues in Finance.
MIF graduates are among the very few eligible, through the CMVM, to register themselves as qualified professionals able to exercise as financial analysts and investment consultants. This is a clear recognition of the program's outstanding quality from the supervisory and regulatory institutions.
The MIF at CATÓLICA-LISBON provides participants with the knowledge, skills and versatility to successfully build financial careers at the highest level.