|Course coordinator(s)||prof. dr. ir. AGJM Oude Lansink|
|Lecturer(s)||prof. dr. ir. AGJM Oude Lansink|
|dr. VC Materia|
|Examiner(s)||prof. dr. ir. AGJM Oude Lansink|
Language of instruction:
Assumed knowledge on:
Introduction to Business Economics or equivalent.
The firm is positioned in an environment of market opportunities and risks, with its own financial structure and firm-specific options. Attention is paid to the assessment of the financial structure of the firm, cost of capital, portfolio-analysis, international financial markets, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
- analyse information in financial reports and to benchmark individual firms against other firms in terms of financial indicators;
- assess and calculate the value of companies with special attention to the way they are financed;
- evaluate the role of derivate market instruments in reducing risks;
- evaluate investment decisions under risk and uncertainty;
- understand international financial markets;
- apply techniques for international investment evaluation.
- (computer) practicals;
- case study;
- stock market game.
Written exam including open and multiple choice questions (100%). A credit earning arrangement applies.
Book: Hillier, Ross, Westerfield, Jaffe and Jordan. Corporate Finance, second European Edition. ISBN-9780077146443. This book will include a connect code fot the eBook version as well, and wil be for sale at the WUR shop
A study guide is available two weeks before the start of the course
Blackboard files available.