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Fundamentals of Corporate Finance

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
2 year, 3 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course provides a brief introduction to the fundamentals of finance, emphasizing their application to a wide variety of real-world situations spanning personal finance, corporate decision-making, and financial intermediation. Key concepts and applications include: time value of money, risk-return tradeoff, cost of capital, interest rates, retirement savings, mortgage financing, auto leasing, capital budgeting, asset valuation, discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis, net present value, internal rate of return, hurdle rate, payback period.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Formation of students' knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of financial analysis of a company, focused on the goal of maximizing its fundamental value
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • be able to determine the basic rules for dealing with finances
  • be able to form the budget of the enterprise
  • be able to identify effective investment areas
  • know the basic principles of corporate finance formation
  • know the rules and requirements of investment
  • knowledge of basic terminology in the field of corporate finance
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Time Value of Money
  • Interest Rates
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Return on Investment
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Current control: tests during the course
  • non-blocking Intermediate control: interview with the teacher
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 3rd module
    0.4 * Current control: tests during the course + 0.6 * Intermediate control: interview with the teacher
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Corporate finance: key concepts & principles. (2019). VU University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsnar&AN=edsnar.oai.hbokennisbank.nl.sharekit.fontys.oai.surfsharekit.nl.f4ce5539.733c.4aec.918d.a67f5b8ebb07
  • Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice / Pierre Vernimmen, Pascal Quiry, Maurizio Dal-locchio, Yann Le Fur, Antonio Salvi. – 5th ed. – Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2018. – 1010 p.
  • Jansen, E. (2019). Corporate finance : key concepts & principles. Amsterdam: VU University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edshbo&AN=edshbo.sharekit.fontys.oai.surfsharekit.nl.f4ce5539.733c.4aec.918d.a67f5b8ebb07

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Corelli, A. Analytical Corporate Finance / Angelo Corelli. – 2nd ed. – Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2018. – (Springer Texts in Business and Economics). - Текст: электронный // DB Springer Books [сайт]. - URL: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-95762-3
  • Dalton, C. M., & Holland, S. B. (2019). Why Do Firms Use Insurance to Fund Worker Health Benefits? The Role of Corporate Finance. Journal of Risk & Insurance, 86(1), 183–212. https://doi.org/10.1111/jori.12207
  • Paul Asquith, & Lawrence A. Weiss. (2019). Lessons in Corporate Finance : A Case Studies Approach to Financial Tools, Financial Policies, and Valuation: Vol. Second edition. Wiley.
  • Richard Brealey, Stewart Myers, & Franklin Allen. (2020). ISE EBook Online Access for Principles of Corporate Finance: Vol. Thirteenth edition. McGraw-Hill Education.