The course is a Master level corporate finance class that emphasizes real-life decision-making. Inorder to make insightful financial decisions, it is important to comprehend the implications of various financial theories. Thus, the first half of the course covers important financial theories,corporate governance systems and mechanisms, the functioning of financial markets and risk assessments. Emphasis is placed on managerial financial decision-making and the roles of information asymmetries, economic incentives and behavioral biases. This is then followed by more in-depth analyses of classic corporate finance decisions such as capital structure, payout policy and investment appraisals, before leading to more specialized decisions including various forms of corporate restructuring.
Course description for study year 2024-2025. Please note that changes may occur.
There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.