In this module students will learn the main fundamentals of corporate finance, the role of finance in business; the role of financial markets, the nature of available financial instruments and determinants of the prices of marketable securities; investment decisions, risk management methods, and capital structure.
The module is designed for students who are learning about finance for the first time. The foundational concepts covered in this module will include: Time value of money, investment appraisal methods, debt and equity financing, security valuation, cost of capital, capital structure, risk and return, among others. During the module students will learn about long-term financial strategies, asset valuation principles, basics of company valuation, effective investment decisions, capital asset pricing, basics of financial risk management, and the impact of digitalisation in the financial services industry. Finance theories, tools and techniques covered in the module can be utilized in any management decision-making process in any business sector.
By the end of this module students will gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts in corporate finance as well as knowledge regarding the factors that go into a firm’s most critical decision making.
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||Finance|
|Type of exam|
Written examIndividual examination.
|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|
|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|