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IESF


IESF - Instituto de Estudos Superiores Financeiros e Fiscais (the Institute for Finance and Tax Studies) is the main project of Espaço Atlântico - Formação Financeira, an Institution existing since 1990, dealing with broadly understood Management concepts, studies and development. The Management school provides education and training in faculties organized in two main degree courses (BSC., with honours, according to Bologna charter and organized through ECTS - European Transfer Credit System units): Finance and Tax Management (Gestão Financeira e Fiscal) and Business and Management (Gestão e Negócios).
 
  
CONTACTS


ADDRESS:
Edifício Heliântia Av. Sanatórios,
4405-604 Vila Nova de Gaia
Portugal

 

TELEPHONE:
+ 351 227538800/88

 

E-MAIL:
info@iesf.pt

 

WEB PAGE:
www.iesf.pt 

 

FINANCE AND TAX MANAGEMENT COURSE  (BSC., WITH HONOURS)

The purpose of this course is to train management experts, with deep knowledge of finance and tax management, endowed with a solid knowledge in Economics, Corporate Law, Accounting, Quantitative Methods, Information Systems and Management. Beyond this basic training, the course structure provides students exceptional skills in a wide range of areas such as auditing, finance, taxing. The course is accredited by Câmara dos Técnicos Oficiais de Contas (CTOC), the Portuguese Chamber for Chartered Accountants. Several Seminars and a professional training period in a corporative environment are part of the course and complete the interface between education and the business community.  
 
 
MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS COURSE

The purpose of this course is to train business managers, able to enclose all aspects of business management, endowed with a solid knowledge in Economics, Corporate Law, Accounting, Quantitative Methods, Information Systems, Marketing and Management. Beyond this basic training, the curricular plan provides students exceptional skills in a wide range of areas such as human resources management, finance, taxing and commercial management. The course is accredited by Câmara dos Técnicos Oficiais de Contas (CTOC), the Portuguese Chamber for Chartered Accountants. Several Seminars and a professional training period in a corporative environment are part of the course and complete the interface between education and the business community.  
 

 

MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

 

The objective of the “Management and Information Systems” degree is training management professionals, capable of dealing with all the areas related to Business Management, with a solid education on Economy, Law, Accounting, Quantitative Methods, Information Systems, Information Technologies, Networks and Communications, Information Management and Company Management. Their sensibility on those matters should overcome the frontier of the Business Science area in which they will be inserted. The purpose of the degree is to train professionals capable of managing companies and Information Systems, or create and develop business in those areas. The graduate should know how to analyze real business problems with specific knowledge on Information Systems, Information and Communication Technologies.  

 


ADMISSIONS

The candidates wishing to apply for admission to IESF must fulfil the following requirements:

a) To have completed secondary education or an equivalent qualification.

b) To have passed the entry examinations relevant to the course the student wishes to apply for, as required under the Portuguese regulatory bodies. The entry examinations correspond to the Portuguese secondary education national exams, which take place on the dates and at the schools nominated by the Ministry of Education. The minimum classification required by IESF in the admission tests is 95 points in a scale of 0 to 200.

 

COURSE

ENTRANCE EXAMS

Finance and Tax Management  

 Economics or Mathematics

Management and Business

Economics or Portuguese or Sociology

Management and Information Business

 Economics or Portuguese or Geography

 The overall admission grade is made up of the final classification from secondary education exams and the entrance exam classification, contributing 50% each.


 Foreign students have special admission requirements. Please do contact us if you require further information.

 

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E-LEARNING

 

IESF – Instituto de Estudos Superiores Financeiros e Fiscais is an active player on the field of e-learning. IESF uses regularly e-learning tools as an instrumental element of training since 2003/2004, supporting traditional education processes. In 2003 IESF has launched on-line Postgraduate Programs. IESF employs IT systems such as ERP, CRM, and e-learning platforms (e-U). All e-learning modules production and content management and development are fully supported by local specialized staff, who also provides all necessary technical and content-related possibilities and maintenance.  
 
Portal e-u

Acess e-u.iesf.pt 


 

POSTGRADUATIONS

MBA – MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS 


We offer a dynamic curriculum that includes the following areas: finance, organizational studies, human resource management, communication and corporate strategy. There are some specializing and option modules for each particular area.

The lecturers of the Seminars module are well-known entrepreneurs and management experts.

All MBA Programs include an outdoor session. 
 
 

e-MBA PROGRAM

In 2002 IESF has launched the first Portuguese on-line MBA studies. e-learning tools are used as a support of traditional tuition processes, providing additional flexibility and adjusted to different student lifestyles or professional availability.
We offer an hybrid curriculum, if desired by the student, ensuring and maximizing available time for professional students. All resident classes are conducted out of the business hours. 
 
 

POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

The curriculum includes introductory themes for each specialization area, which are reviewed afterwards, providing the necessary extensive theoretical and practical training.

The lecturers of the Seminars module are well-known experts in each of the specialization areas.

Students are welcome to attend some modules in e-learning method if they wish to.

IESF postgraduate students may apply for an MBA Program on the following year, benefiting from special admission conditions. The student will have equivalence to the modules that are identical in both programs. Tuiton is adjusted to the number of modules the student attends. 
 
  
e-POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM

IESF has launched on-line Postgraduate Programs in 2003, following the obvious success of the e-MBA programme. e-learning tools are used as a support of traditional tuition processes, providing additional flexibility and adjusted to different student lifestyles or professional availability. 
 
 
ADMISSION

Candidates wishing do apply postgraduate, e-postgraduate, MBA and e-MBA programs must have relevant professional experience or must have qualified in a degree in any area.

Candidates that have previously attended postgraduate or MBA courses at IESF or at any other educational institution accredited by the Ministry of Education may apply to PG2 program.

Application process will only be accepted with the payment of the application fee and should include the following documentation:
- Application form
- Curriculum vitae
- Motivation letter forwarded to the Selection Committee


Foreign students have special admission requirements. Please do contact us if you require further information.