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Master Course Corporate Finance

Credits
2 SS and 6 ECTS

Course Description
This course provides a detailed examination of key theoretical and practical issues in finance. Major topical areas include sources of finance, cost of capital, equity and corporate valuation, analysis of financial statements, capital budgeting, corporate governance, financial control of corporations and mergers& acquisitions.

The objectives of the course are to develop the financial and analytical skills, logical thought processes and information literacy necessary to make and implement strategic corporate financial decisions in a global environment.

Required Text
Financial Management, Theory and Practice by Brigham and Ehrhardt, 13th edition, South-Western, Cengage Learning Publisher

Recommended Text
Vernimmen Pierre, Corporate finance: theory and practice, 4th edition, Wiley, 2014

Class Format
Study of the various topics will be conducted through lectures and case analyses. Business cases will be discussed in class. Students are expected to have read the assigned material before class. Attendance and participation is necessary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Exam
There will be a written final exam and a written retry exam. Final examination is closed books/notes.

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