Corporate Finances

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The following major topic areas are included in teaching activities:

  • Formation of financial statements for the purpose of financial analyses
  • General financial calculations

  • Preparation of budgets, calculation of free cash flow and the establishment of a number of key figures

  • The company's choice of financing

  • The company's cost of capital

  • Shares and bonds

  • Valuation of companies

    A large part of the subject areas of the course are included as the theoretical foundation for the implementation of the valuation of a company.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The student must through the module obtain knowledge about:

  • Insight into the theories, concepts, models and methods of the discipline.

  • Knowledge of the company's and shareholders' various financial issues.

Skills

The student must through the module obtain skills in:

  • Reflecting on and critically evaluating the uses and limitations of the theoretical frame of reference.

  • Identifying theoretical and practical issues applying to companies and setting up and selecting solution models.

  • Applying the theoretical frame of reference for the analysis of financial issues relating to companies and shareholders.

  • Analysing and drawing conclusion from the selected solutions, including implications for the company and its shareholders.

  • Conducting analyses and calculations of practical and theoretical issues in relation to the company and its shareholders.

Competences

The student must through the module obtain competences to:

  • Understanding how knowledge and reflection on the theoretical frame of reference of the discipline make it possible to understand and work with financial issues.

  • Analysing and assessing the validity, application and limitations of results with a view to extracting a basis for decision making and a conclusion based on the analyses and calculations conducted.

  • Communicating knowledge and analyses within the discipline and engaging in and contributing to the solution and discussion of concrete financial issues in a company.

Exam

Exams

Name of examCorporate Finances
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS10
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentModule examinations are assessed according to the Danish 7-point grading scale. The grade 12 will be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the above objectives exhaustively or with few insignificant omissions. The grade 02 will be awarded to students who demonstrate that they have fulfilled the minimum acceptable level of the above learning objectives.

Facts about the module

Danish titleCorporate Finances
Module codeBAEBA201712
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Business Economics
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences