Universität Wien

040027 PR KFK CF/FM: Practical Course (2016W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 09.01. 08:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 10.01. 08:00 - 20:00 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 11.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

Goals, contents of the course:
-The role of Corporate Finance within the overall corporate strategy of the business
-Components of financial strategies appropriate to each stage of a company's development
-Strategic Corporate Finance-related issues

Assessment and permitted materials

The way of efficiency control:
both oral and written
Grading will be dependent upon the quality of your preparation, active participation and qualitative contribution in class room, the Case Study Assignments, as well as your scores in several small check-up tests in between
- Participation
- Case Study Assignments
- Check-up Tests
Language: English
All of the following are mandatory and condition to be graded:
Full time and timely participation (i) by presence in all classes and (ii) in the Interim Tests In order to actively participate, preparation of mentioned literature and the Case Study Assignments is required and mandatory
The minimum requirements for the positive grade:
More than 50% of the full points

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Learning outcomes:
- Understand a corporate's financial strategy and the financial aspects of strategic decisions
- Link financial strategies with the interests of shareholders and with capital markets
- Valuate processes and factors, influencing strategic finance management decisions
- Describe company management and shareholder behaviour, decision making and motivation specifics and outcomes
- Analyse capital structure, investment, dividend policy processes and their relationship
- Apply valuation approaches
- Evaluate merger, acquisition, takeover decisions
- Formulate company strategic finance management decisions

Examination topics

Methods of conveying the content:
Theory, concepts and techniques will be reviewed in the course of the sessions and illustrated by case studies.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

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