Economic and Financial Analysis of Projects
Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Master Degree | Semestral | 5
Year | Type of course unit | Language
2 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
140 | 45
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
1. CLASSIFICATION OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS
2. CONCEPT OF CASH-FLOW
3. TIME VALUE OF MONEY
4. EVALUATION OF PROFITABILITY
5. COMPARISON OF ALTERNATIVE PROJECTS
6. PROJECT FINANCING
7. ANALYSIS AND RISK SENSITIVITY
Elaborate studies proving the economic viability of alternative decision involving technical facilities, production equipment or auxiliary or management systems.
Prepare proposals for investment in projects directly or indirectly productive (productivity improvement, capacity expansion, replacement, etc.). Including its financing and fiscal impact.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
This course will go teach techniques for evaluating investment projects in order to provide the student with theoretical and practical skills to assess economic and financial an investment project, regardless of the area or business that wishes to perform in a professional context in particular:
¿ Identify the types of investments;
¿ Calculate the project's cash flow;
¿ Assess the economic and financial viability of a project;
¿ Compare investment alternatives;
Teaching methodologies and assessment
Classes will be theoretical and practical. The presentation of matter far will be based on the literature base established and previously communicated to students. Students are encouraged to participate in the discussion of some concepts and their application.
The classes are based on the resolution of issues and case studies illustrating the application of these concepts in current situations of management of organizations.
* Continuous evaluation
Two written exams to be held during the semester.
Requirement for approval in the discipline: arithmetic average less than 10.
* Final Exam
Conducting a written test.
Requirement for approval in the discipline:
* Rating equal to or higher than 10;
* Proof supplement (oral and / or written) for classification equal to 8 or 9 values??.
¿ BREALEY, R., S. Myers, F. Allen, 2010. Principles of Corporate Finance 10e, MCGraw Hill.
¿ Canada, John R., William Sullivan, John A. White, 2005. Capital Investment Analysis for Engineering and Management, 3e, Prentice Hall, Inc.
¿ De Garmo, Sullivan, Bontadelli, 1999, Engineering Economy, 11e, Prentice Hall, Inc.
Rodrigues, Azevedo e Isabel Nicolau, 2010, Elementos de Cálculo Financeiro, Almedina.