CLASSES START: JUNE 12, 2017

CLOSURE OF APPLICATIONS

  • April 14, 2017

BASIC INFORMATION

Duration: 18 months.
Schedule: Classes Thursdays and Fridays from 18:00 to 22:00 hrs. And Saturdays from 09:00 to 17:00 hrs Every 2 weeks.
Headquarters: Quality Leadership University (QLU), Calle 45, Bella Vista, Panama City.
Credits program: 108 ECTS.

PROFILE OF THE STUDENT

The Master in Finance Panama is aimed at professionals in related careers or other areas, with a certain level of work experience that seeks to develop in the financial area. Through a solid academic background and a pragmatic orientation, professionals will be prepared to identify, confront and solve the problems of the area under study.

CONTACT

In Chile:
Graduate School
School of Economics and Business
Universidad de Chile
Sandra Cifuentes
Address: Diagonal Paraguay 205, Corporate Building, third floor.
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm. Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Continued schedule.
Phone: (+ 562) 2978 3461
E-mail: scifuentes@fen.postgradouchile.cl

In Panamá:
Quality Leadership University
Calle 45, Bella Vista, Panamá City.
Christiam Conte
Phone:  (+507) 264 0777
E-mail: cconte@qlu.edu.pa
Ana Villar-Prados
Phone:  (+507) 264 0777
E-mail: ana.villar@qlu.edu.pa

For more information, also visit QLU-UCHILE.

CLASSES DESCRIPTION

  • Microeconomics: The course covers the way in which resources are allocated in markets, relating the theory to the explanation of the phenomena of normal occurrence. The course is structured in such a way that it does not require prior knowledge of economics. It is important that the student has an adequate handling of graphical analysis and algebra.
  • Planning, Control and Financial Analysis: The Capital Market is nourished by financial information to estimate the value of the assets. In an effort to anticipate market variations, the agents project the financial information of the companies. There will be a strong emphasis on; the use of public financial information EE.FF, of IPSA companies and comments on news of companies appearing in the financial press.
  • Business Finance: The objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the concepts and tools necessary for: making business financing decisions, determining the cost of capital and the dividend policy. The course begins with a review of the company’s two main long-term instruments, and then considers two of the main long-term financial decisions: Capital Structure and Dividend Policy.
  • Theory of Finance: This course introduces the core theory and practical of modern financial economics and financial management, with a focus on the study of the role of financial markets in the economy, equilibrium pricing of risky assets, asset valuation, and capital budgeting.
  • Investment (uncertainty in information): This course provides a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the key aspects of investment analysis and portfolio management. The programme will consists of the investment background, capital market and the importance of financial information in the EE.FF of corporations. You will become competent at applying quantitative skills to make investment decisions and financial planning.
  • Financial Econometrics: combines a practical approach to finance with a strong theoretical approach in econometrics, students learn how to analyse financial data and are introduced to some of analysis models. The objective of the course is to extend your knowledge and equip you with methods and techniques that allow you to analyse and use econometric instruments that will give a better understanding of how the financial series are analyzed.
  • Derivatives Assets: This course for students who want to learn and analyze the concepts and theories related to derivative assets. The aim of this course is to develop some of the necessary techniques to assess derivative contracts.
  • Corporate Finance: the course is designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of corporate finance including future and present values concepts; the course begins with a conceptual analysis of financial decisions and their impact on shareholder wealth, then consider two major long-term financial decisions (capital structure and dividend policy).
  • Financial Risk Management: This course provides a theoretical and empirical insight to financial risks. It will give you an understanding of risk management practices, and raise your awareness of measured and risk identification. We will focus on market risk, credit and operational. Moreover, the tools and methods for identifying risk factors and coverage.
  • Capital Markets: This course provides an introduction to capital markets and the principles of asset valuation from an applied perspective and provide sufficient background knowledge for students seeking an overview of capital markets to analysis of the financial situation and the impact of monetary policy on the capital market.

The total duration of the program is estimated and may vary depending on holidays, calendars, decree changes, and the extent of the thesis or equivalent training activity.

The total duration of the program is estimated and may vary depending on holidays, calendars, changes of decree, and the extension of the Thesis or Equivalent Formative Activity.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional title.
  • Work experience with a minimum of 3 years. Activities of equivalent relevance will also be considered.

POSTULATION PROCESS

  • Study of the applicant’s background by the Academic Council.
  • Proof of general knowledge and logic.
  • Personal interview by a representative of the University of Chile.
  • Decision phase which may include admission, conditional admission or non-acceptance of the program.

BACKGROUND OF APPLICATION

  • Admission request. Download format here.
  • Certificate of title or original university degree and legalized photocopy.
  • Certificate of academic credits.
  • Copy of identity card or passport.
  • Photo digitized card (white background).
  • Updated resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, leaders or managers of your organization. Download format here.
  • Application fee: $ 200 USD, non-refundable amount.

PROGRAM VALUE(*)

  • $16.000 USD (**)

    *Value subject to change without prior notice.

SCHOLARSHIPS

QLU offers partial scholarships of 25% on the total cost of the program and they apply for both nationals and foreigners. The granting of scholarships is based on professional and academic merit.

FINANCING

  • Financing available through QLU, IFARHU and local banks. Request more information in our offices or via email ana.villar@qlu.edu.pa or cconte@qlu.edu.pa.
  • QLU has entered into corporate agreements with a wide range of companies (national and international) that grant discounts to employees in our programs.

CONTACT

In Chile:
Graduate School
School of Economics and Business
Universidad de Chile
Sandra Cifuentes
Address: Diagonal Paraguay 205, Corporate Building, third floor.
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm. Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Continued schedule.
Phone: (+ 562) 2978 3461
E-mail: scifuentes@fen.postgradouchile.cl

In Panama:
Quality Leadership University
Calle 45, Bella Vista, Panama City.
Christiam Conte

Phone:  (+507) 264 0777
E-mail: cconte@qlu.edu.pa
Ana Villar-Prados
Phone:  (+507) 264 0777
E-mail: ana.villar@qlu.edu.pa

For more information, visit also QLU-UCHILE.