Introduction to Corporate Finance
|Type of Course||Lecture and Exercise|
|Semester||Winter term 2020/2021|
|Course responsible||Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr. Metzler, Dennis, M.Sc.|
|Teaching Format||Online with electoral shares in presence*|
- The traditional view on corporate finance
- The modern view on corporate finance
- Foundations of investments
- Capital budgeting and investment criteria
- Decision problems under uncertainty
- The cost of capital for equity and debt
- Capital structure and the cost of capital
Learning outcome / core skills:After successfully completing this module, students should be able to:
- understand and being able to explain the different functions of corporate finance within a firm according to the traditional and modern views.
- explain and correctly apply the basic terminology of corporate finance.
- explain and critically reflect the economic foundations of investment theory.
- explain and apply major methods and criteria for investment evaluation (net present value methods, future value method, annuity method, internal rate of return, pay-back method).
- put structure to decision problems under uncertainty.
- explain and distinguish between different forms of financing and be able to critically assess their potential strengths and weaknesses.
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