The course takes place in period

3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

At the end of the course the student is
expected to

  • understand the finance perspective on
    organizations as opposed to the accounting
    perspective
  • be able to prepare financial calculations to
    support decision-making
  • understand the functioning of financial
    markets and their effect on organizations
  • be able to analyze pros and cons of different
    financing alternatives
  • understand current events on the financial
    markets

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give a detailed
understanding of financial tools for decision
making in organizations.

The course also covers collaboration skills:
students must work in groups to produce reports
or assignments that are presented to the class.

Course contents

The financial perspective
Risk and return
Discounting cash flows
The financial markets and main instrument types
Interest rates and currencies
Cost of capital and funding alternatives

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The course Introduction to Financial Management,
Företagsekonomins grunder or equivalent

Previous course names

Financial Markets and Services

Recommended or required reading

The course literature is not limited to the
literature listed below. The student can freely
use alternative literature with similar
contents.

Principles of Corporate Finance
Brealey, Myers, Allen 889p
McGrawHill, Latest edition

Andrén, N. (2003). Finansiering ([11. uppl.].).
Malmö: Liber Ekonomi.

Material relevant to each individual topic,
published by financial market actors, government
bodies, regulators etc.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 32 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 53 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The group assignment gives 40 points.
The individual assignment gives 40 points.
Attendance at lectures gives 10 points.
Presentation gives 10 points.
Groups are assigned by the teacher.
Copy-pasting or other forms of plagiarism will
lead to failure in the course.
Grade given for an assignment cannot be improved
on, but a failed report can be resubmitted.
Missing the deadline will reduce grade by 1.

Teacher

Stenius Andreas

Examiner

Stenius Andreas

Group size

No limit (79 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Some sessions may be dropped during the period
when
students work on their reports. Dates to be
announced during the course.

Course enrolment period

2019-12-24 to 2020-01-08

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-01-09 13:00 - 14:30 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-01-14 09:15 - 10:45 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-01-14 13:30 - 15:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-01-21 10:00 - 11:30 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-01-21 12:30 - 14:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-01-28 10:00 - 11:30 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-01-28 12:30 - 14:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-02-04 10:30 - 12:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-02-06 10:30 - 12:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-02-11 10:00 - 11:30 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-02-11 12:30 - 14:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-02-27 10:00 - 11:30 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-02-27 12:30 - 14:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-03-03 09:15 - 10:45 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-03-05 10:30 - 12:00 D4106 Corporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-03-10 09:15 - 10:45 B518 Corpporate Finance Stenius Andreas
2020-03-10 12:30 - 14:00 F143 Corpporate Finance Stenius Andreas

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