Basic skills

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethical relevant issues.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Analysing, formulating and introducing the general strategy of an organization, as well as the action policies of the various functional areas.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the main marketing concepts in order to analyse and diagnose characteristic situations of the commercial purpose of organization.
  • Behaving in an ethical and professional way while carrying out the accounting or financial advisory services entrusted.
  • Planning and conducting the accounting organization of a company or group of companies.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the fundamental aspects of the social environment and its main transformations in what we know as information society, and the main tendencies related to the social relations of a company.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the principles, structure, organisation and inner workings of companies and organisations.
  • Applying the appropriate econometric methodology in order to find an answer to the problems of the empirical study of certain economic data.
  • Identifying the appropriate forecasting models for a problem.
  • Selecting and interpreting the financial information of markets and companies.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the characteristics and objectives of financial regulation from the perspective of market efficiency.
  • Applying the tax regulations in the general framework of economy and legal system, and knowing, assimilating and applying the current tax regulations of the basic tax system in the business field.
  • Applying and interpreting labour legal standards, arguing every subject and integrating the importance of labour law in business management and dynamics.
  • Demonstrating a wide knowledge of the organisation and management of the operations in a company, for both production and services companies, emphasising the management models applied to the company and the implementation of quantitative support techniques.
  • Analysing, diagnosing, supporting and taking decisions in terms of organisational structure and business management.
  • Actively and passively managing the several identified financial risks affecting companies as well as the (longevity and others) financial and biometric risks affecting people and their families.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the different legal, control and solvency standards issued by regulatory bodies affecting the several analysed accounting or financial processes.
  • Quantifying and assessing the cost and profitability of the investment and financing operations, including the tax incidence in the accounting and financial operations.
  • Incorporating knowledge and abilities in order to produce an academic or professional work in the fields of accounting and finances of a company, organisation, or family unit, and promoting in this way the work in more real environments.
  • Analysing and determining the accounting cost structure, as well as certifying settlements, balances, financial statements, account performance and other accounting documentation.
  • Applying the essential principles of (banking an insurance) commercial law, as well as possessing notions of constitutional, civil, tax and labour law. Interpreting and using mathematical tools and statistics in order to identify and solve problems of the economical and business scope with deterministic or/and random components.
  • Identifying the specific characteristics of business and family property management in order to solve complex problems and situations, especially in relation to financial advise.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the international standards about accounting valuation, preparation of the financial information and tax regulation affecting the financial and accounting valuation in order to determine the tax incidence in the accounting and financial operations.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the functioning of the financial system and the plan of action of various intermediaries, specially banks, saving banks and insurance companies, in order to negotiate effectively.
  • Applying the methodology of reasoning of financial economy, distinguishing it from its equivalent in the real economy.
  • Identifying the forces governing supply and demand in order to discuss the profits resulting from trade and exchange.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the theories, institutions, and regulations of international trade in order to understand the process of economic globalisation and its consequences for the Spanish economy.
  • Identifying the corporate models both from the perspective of property and internal organisation, and understanding the economic nature of human relationships in a business environment.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the functioning of the markets and institutions that shape the financial system.
  • Preparing and interpreting financial statements and reports for accounting, fiscal, financial and organizational purposes.
  • Issuing technical-accounting reports related to the situation of a company.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the relationship and impact of the Information
  • Systems in the business management processes and being active in their implementation.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the determinants of economic growth and the international differences of capita income.
  • Analysing in historical terms the today's economic problems in order to better assess the current changes.
  • Demonstrating a comprehension of the relationships between finances and politics in the several phases of the contemporary economic growth.

Transversal skills

  • Communicating in oral and written form in Catalan, Spanish and English, in order to be able to summarise and present the carried out project in both forms.
  • Efficiently searching information, discriminating irrelevant information.
  • Analysing, summarising and assessing information.
  • Organising the work, regarding order and planning.
  • Students must be able to adapt to changing environments.
  • Managing multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, coordinating, negotiating and managing conflicts.
  • Working effectively in teams. Searching for innovative and imaginative solutions.
  • Managing the available time.
  • Showing a motivation for the quality of the carried out work and a sensibility for the environmental and social issues.
  • Being capable of autonomously carry on studying in the future, deepening in the acquired knowledge or commencing new areas of knowledge.
  • Students must be able to access new information sources using the learning strategies of the new information technologies.