Investment Project Analysis

Master's degree in Family Business Management and Entrepreneurship

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP


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This module was designed to provide the students with general and in-depth skills of investment project analysis and assessment.

Macroeconomic framework; Techniques for the economic assessment of investment projects, Decision-making under uncertainty and real options; financing decisions by equity capital (family, business angels, venture capital) financing by debt (bank loans, leasing); Global investment/financing decisions.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: group assignment, presentation and discussion (60%); written test (40%)

To Pass pupils shall reach 10 (50%)

- Damodaran, A. (1997). Corporate Finance - Theory and Practice. USA: John Wiley and sons
- Brealey, R. e Myers, S. (2007). Princípios de Finanças Empresariais. USA: McGraw-Hill
- Martins, A. e Cruz, I. e Augusto, M. e Silva, P. e Gonçalves, P. (2011). Manual de Gestão Financeira Empresarial. Coimbra: Coimbra Editora
- Esperança, J. e Matias, F. (2010). Finanças Empresariais. Lisboa: Texto

Method of interaction
Classes will follow the student-oriented approach of the Bologna process. Students will be encouraged to make research and prepare a practical assignment on a topic of their choice to be presented in class.

Software used in class