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Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The objective of the course is to enable the student to prepare investment and financing calculations of the type needed in many small and medium-sized companies. The student will also be familiar with financing terminology, enabling her to participate in related discussions in a company. The student is able to evaluate investments on the financial markets.

Learning outcomes

The student will be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of the various issues related to the financing of a company´s activities. The student can analyze investment alternatives and calculate financing requirements as well as choose between different types of financing methods. The student will have a basic understanding of some of the central theories of the financial markets (e.g. the relationship between risk and return) and available instruments. The student is able to produce a structured business report in good professional English.

Course contents

Analyzing industrial investments using net present values The cost of capital Financing structures: debt and equity financing,leasing Risk and return The financial markets

Prerequisites and co-requisites

To be updated

Previous course names

None

Recommended or required reading

Author(s): Bodie, Zvi. Title: Finance Publisher: Prentice Hall International, Publication Date: 11 Nov 02

Study activities

  • Lectures - 48 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Teacher

Finne Thomas

Examiner

Stenius Andreas

Home page of the course

https://elearning.arcada.fi

Group size

No limit

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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