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Executive Master’s in Finance & Financial Markets

The program

Executive Master’s in Finance & Financial Markets

Official degree title: Master’s in Finance & Financial Markets - Executive

This is a program aimed at professionals with higher education who want to understand or deepen the main concepts, techniques, and instruments of finance and financial markets in a perspective that combines a solid theoretical training - which is Nova SBE's hallmark - with an applied approach based on the best international practices and which led Nova's Master’s in Finance to the 14th position in the world in the Financial Times ranking.

The Executive Master's in Finance is aimed at experienced professionals with a degree in an area of solid quantitative training (such as Economics, Management, Engineering, Science, etc.) seeking to develop professional skills in the financial area.

Participant’s Profile

  • Graduates in Economics and Management, and other areas, working in Finance, Financial Markets, Auditing, Accounting, etc., who wish to reinforce their technical knowledge.
  • Graduates in quantitative areas not related to Management, such as Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, and other sciences who seek to acquire knowledge at an advanced and simultaneously professionalizing level in the areas of Finance and Financial Markets.

Applications Last Call – September 6

To learn more about the application process, check our admissions' page.

1st semester
Composed of a set of mandatory curricular units that are specific to the area of this Master’s and a set of optional curricular units that allow students to deepen their knowledge in complementary areas of management.


2nd semester
Dedicated to the development of the final work, consisting of a practical application project. Aimed at students who are already in the labor market, with professional experience, it combines more active learning methodologies allowing the sharing of knowledge among peers which, by adding to the teachings transmitted by the teachers, will lead to the consolidation of students' knowledge.

 

  • Financial investments – 4 ECTS

Quarterly

  • Business Finance Fundamentals – 4 ECTS

Full semester

  • Introduction to Forwards and Futures – 3 ECTS 

Quarterly

  • Analysis of Financial Statements – 2 ECTS 

Quarterly

  • Ethics and “ESG Standards” – 2 ECTS 

Quarterly

  • Applied Finance and Business Restructuring – 6 ECTS

Full Semester

  • Fixed Rate, Assets and Options Management – 6 ECTS

Full semester

  • Management control – 6 ECTS

Full Semester

  • Stock Market and Research – 3 ECTS

Quarterly

  • Market Risk – 3 ECTS

Quarterly

  • Asset Management – 3 ECTS

Quarterly

  • Credit risk – 3 ECTS

Quarterly

  • Taxation – 1.5 ECTS

Quarterly

  • Corporate governance – 1.5 ECTS

Quarterly

The Executive Master’s aims to expose students to content in the areas of Finance & Financial Markets, preparing them to deal with the important challenges that companies face today. Thus, it is intended to prepare students for activities and research methodologies applied to the business reality, whether qualitative or quantitative in close collaboration with the supervisor.

The program has a set of mentors, professionals with vast experience, who, due to their positions and professional career, will be an asset in monitoring students in the development of their work projects. Students can develop the work project based on a challenge from the company where they work or from one of the partner companies of this Master’s, providing alternative visions and disruptive methodologies for the integration of practice and theory.

These protocols with partner companies have the following objectives:

• Contribute to student employability and networking
• Facilitate the integration of this Master’s in the training plan for up-skilling and re-skilling of its staff
• Support students who want to carry out the work project on a challenge for their company

Do you want to learn more before applying?

To better support the decision-making process of choosing an Executive Master’s Program at Nova SBE, we have dedicated events such as Open Days, where you can discover the main key take-aways of each Executive Master's.

We also have a completely free career advisory sessions to help your decision-making process.

So make the most out of these dedicated events and dare to expand your horizons with the solutions we have to offer.