Coursebooks

Principles of finance

MGT-482

Lecturer(s) :

Morellec Erwan

Language:

English

Withdrawal

It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Summary

This course provides a framework for understanding key concepts in finance such as the valuation of firms, projects and securities such as stocks and bonds, portfolio decisions, investment and financing decisions within firms, and derivatives.

Content

1. Introduction to finance
2. Arbitrage, discounting, and the term structure of interest rates
3. Introduction to the valuation of bonds and stocks
4. Risk and return
5. Capital Budgeting
6. Capital Structure Decisions
7. Financial derivatives

Keywords

Corporate Finance, Valuation, Portfolio Choice, Arbitrage Pricing, Option Pricing Theory

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

No prerequisite

Recommended courses

No prerequisite

Important concepts to start the course

No prerequisite

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, homework, exercises

Assessment methods

50% Homework

50% Final exam

Homework is open book. Final exam is closed-book.

Resources

Bibliography

Berk and DeMarzo, Corporate Finance, 4th edition, Pearson 2017

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Available on the Moodle site

Prerequisite for

Venture capital

In the programs

Reference week

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8-9     
9-10     
10-11 CM013   
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12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17   BS260 
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German