Corporate Finance I
level of course unit
Learning outcomes of course unit
Upon successful completion of this course students will have gained a sound basic knowledge and understanding of the analytical tools essential to understand the capital market, as well as to understand and apply the instruments of the capital market.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The course presupposes knowledge of the fundamental procedures of investment appraisal as well as sources of finance and different types of finance. Building on this foundation, the subject of the course will be the key investments and financial decisions of a company as well as the relevant financing and capital market theoretical relationships. These include the evaluation of independent investments in uncertain conditions, the portfolio-selection theory as a decision-making approach to dependent investments in uncertainty, the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) and the arbitrage pricing theory (APT), portfolio management, operating and financial leverage, models to optimize debt levels, capital market-oriented real investment and company valuations.
recommended or required reading
Berk/DeMarzo (2013). Corporate Finance. Pearson Education.
Brealey/Myers/Allen (2010). Principles of Corporate Finance – Global Edition. McGraw-Hill.
Brealey (2011). Fundamentals of Corporate Finance. McGraw-Hill.
assessment methods and criteria
Written exam and/or scientific paper and/or presentation
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Dipl.-Kffr. Galkiewicz Dominika
year of study
recommended optional program components
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