The Masters in Finance programs offer you an integrated finance education that covers the most diverse and up to date information on the finance industry and functional area.
Francisco J. López Lubián is a professor and former director of the area of finance at Instituto de Empresa. With thirty years of experience in teaching, he has been assistant professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and associate professor in the department of control at IESE. He combined this teaching career with an intense career in business as a financial analyst at Hewlett-Packard, controller for the Sarrió Group, financial director for Sarrió Tisú and general financial director for the Isolux Group.
In his own words, “My main focus of interest is to discover how to create economic value and orient decisions in order to achieve it”.
Professor López Lubián regularly contributes to leading newspapers, including Financial Times, and for the last five years has collaborated with Actualidad Económica journal and Expansión newspaper to publish the ranking of value creation for the shareholder. He is currently researching best corporate practices that create value for the shareholder. “I consider this to be an extremely interesting subject, because there have been reforms everywhere to bring about good governance, but no-one has analysed if these practices really create value”.
López Lubián is an expert in financial valuation and analysis, and is a visiting professor of the International MBA at Universidad Adolfo Ibañez in Chile, and the Master in Finance at Universidad San Andrés in Argentina. He is a Doctor of Economics from Universidad Barcelona and holds an MBA from IESE. He undertook postdoctoral studies at Harvard Business School as a visiting scholar. Furthermore he is a member of the North American Case Research Association (NACRA) and the Society of Case Research.
PhD in Economics & Business Sciences, Universidad de Barcelona.
MBA, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa, IESE.
Individual Studies Program Graduate Business School, Harvard University.
Degree in Economics & Business Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Teaching and Research Experience
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