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040090 UK Special Topics in Banking and Finance: Corporate Finance (2017W)

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

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 08.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 15.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 11 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 22.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 11 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 29.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 29.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 30.11. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 06.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 11 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 13.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 13.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 10.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the basic concepts of Corporate Finance. We will discuss how companies make investment decisions, how they choose between debt and equity financing, how they determine payout policies, and other questions.

Tentative Course Topics
1. Market Efficiency and No Arbitrage
2. Time Value of Money and Interest Rates
3. Capital Budgeting
4. Bond and Stock Valuation
5. Capital Structure
6. Payout Policy
7. Equity and Debt Financing

Assessment and permitted materials

The grade will be based on the written midterm and final exams, homework exercises and class participation. The final score of 50% or more of the maximum points will be sufficient for a positive grade. Attendance is generally required. The exact details will be announced in the first lecture.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo "Corporate Finance"

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:28