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

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

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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