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Corporate Finance, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
SUBJECT AREA   Economics
  COURSE CODE   770G11
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for financial theories and realia of the financial system, the actors and the main types of financial instruments that are used in the financial markets.
- account for the time value of money, the valuation of financial assets and financial risk management.
The course covers basic theory and realia about:
- The financial system, its organisation and its function.
- The actors, financial marketplaces and financial instruments.
- The financial problems of households and businesses.
- The time value of money/cash flows.
- Valuation of financial assets with a focus on requirements and shares.
- Risk management via portfolio diversification.
- Pricing of financial instruments (CAPM).
- Pricing of and risk management via futures contracts.
- Pricing of and risk management via option contracts.
- The company's capital structure.
- The company's dividend policy.
The teaching takes the form of lectures, teaching sessions, project assignments and trading room laboratory. The students should also study independently. Language of instruction: English
Examination is in the form of a written examination. Detailed information can be found in the study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Completed Economics, basic course comprising 30 credits with at least 15 credits approved, or the equivalent. Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6: internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90+TWE-score 20), IELTS, academic (minimum score Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: 2015-00115   Course Code: 770G11      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Economics - NA1          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     NA1   SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2015-03-13