Lisbon, Portugal

Entrepreneurial Finance

when 11 July 2019 - 20 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1150

This course aims to provide a learn and use of the key concepts and techniques that involve the investment and the financing decisions in a company/investment project. Measure value added and identify the key variables to create value.

At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- Prepare, understand and articulate the different financial statements;
- Use the fundamental techniques of capital budgeting valuation and identify whether the investment creates value;
- Determine the cost of equity and debt;
- Understand the importance of the capital structure for the value added, and identify and understand the fundamental concepts that sustain financing decisions.

Course leader

Prof. José Paulo Esperança

Full professor at ISCTE-IUL
President of AUDAX
Associate Dean for the Entrepreneurship of ISCTE -
Director of Iscte Business School (IBS)

Prof. Christian Wolf

Christian Wolf is conducting his Ph.D. at ISCTE –

Target group

The summer programmes are available for students at bachelor or master level and those who are interested in having an international academic experience at ISCTE Business School.

Credits info

6 EC
Usually the evaluation is based on class participation, individual / group work and a final test but this may vary from programme to programme. Therefore, we recommend you to check each programme syllabus to see the grading system that is applied.

For those who successfully complete the course (get approval on their programme and do not miss more than 20% of the classes) an Academic Transcript will be issued. This transcript will indicate the total of hours, the ECTS credits earned and the respective grade in ECTS scale. For those who failed the course, a Certificate of Attendance will be given.

Fee info

EUR 1150: If the student withdraws the application before 31th May, 200€ of the amount paid will be retained by ISCTE and the rest refunded (bank fees charged will be borne by the student). In case of cancellation after 31th May no reimbursements can be made.


Unfortunately, there is no scholarship available for summer schools but we can recommend this website: where you may look for some financial support to come to Lisbon.