General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The objective of the course is to deepen the skills and knowledge gained in the course "Finance" as well as give new knowledge regarding international investment activities.

Learning outcomes

The student will be able to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the financial markets and the theories applicable. In particular, the student will be able to quantify risks and their effect on expected returns. The student can demonstrate a basic knowledge of the instruments available on the financial markets (e.g. shares, bonds, derivatives). The student has a basic understanding of portfolio theory. The course will have particular emphasis on international operations and investments on the international financial markets.

Course contents

Corporate Financial Management Net Present Value and IRR International Financial Markets Currency Exchange Rates Valuation of Stocks Valuation of Bonds Risk Management Derivatives Portfolio Theory Cross-border diversification

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The course "Finance" or equivalent

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Title: Principles of Corporate Finance Authors: Brealey,R.A; Myers,S.C and Allen, F Publisher: McGraw-Hill International, 9th Edition Title: Finance Author(s): Bodie,Z. and Merton, R.C. Publisher: Prentice Hall International, Financial Newspapers: Financial Times Wall Street Journal Business Week

Study activities

  • Lectures - 48 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 85 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 48 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions


Ai Kang


Stenius Andreas

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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