The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Ib 2001 - 2004 - Financial markets


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

4 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.

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)

Course contents

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

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Financial Accounting

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Additional information

The lectures will to a large extent be commom for students in "Företagsekonomi", International Business and Industrial Management. Some lectures or exercises will be separate to account for the different scope or focuses of the programmes.

A lecture by a visiting teacher is planned. Attendance at this lecture will be compulsory.

Detailed info will be distributed at the beginning of the course.

Recommended or required reading

Richard A Brealey, Stewart C Myers: Principles of Corporate Finance
McGraw-Hill, 2000

Study activities

  • Lectures
  • Assignments


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Written tests


Eldon Sveinn

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Will be given during the first lesson

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