Professional studies

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Type of course


Recommended year of study


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

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

Financial Accounting Microeconomics

Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Two Choices 1. Fundamentals of Corporate Finance Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers, Alan J. Marcus 6/e, 2009, McGraw Hill ISBN: 0073382302 2. Fundamentals of Corporate Finance David Hillier, Lain Clacher European Edition, 2011, McGraw Hill ISBN: 9780077131364

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

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Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

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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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