This module covers a wide range of applied finance topics such as corporate finance, financial risk and valuation, regulation, ethics and risk management, investment management and others areas of applied finance. The module also takes a practical approach and emphasizes the integration of the finance function within the context of managerial decision-making.
Rather than heavily mathematical the module follows a more descriptive approach when possible. The module covers topics such as: investment decisions and strategies, company analysis and stock valuation, strategic financial decisions, securities valuation, equity portfolio management strategies, market efficiency and anomalies, among others.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see § 17.
|Name of exam||Topics in Applied Finance|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral examGroup examination with max. 6 students.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Emner indenfor anvendt finansieringsteori|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|