The Corporate Finance module examines both sides of the balance sheet –raising capital as well as investing capital. Therefore, the module is designed to provide participants with a solid general understanding of the way financial markets work and how financial decisions are made in practice.
The Finance module is directed at executives without any prior knowledge of financial management. It introduces you to the basic concepts, principles and tools of corporate finance, and provides you with an overview of the role of the financial manager.
Professionals and Executives
3.150 € for the Module
This module is part of our Business Competence Programme (BCP). It can be taken separately or joined with other modules.
›› You will challenge your analytical and mathematical skills
›› You will understand how investment decisions are made
›› You will be enabled to recognise the advantages and limitations of various investment valuation techniques
›› You will get to know the different kinds of financial instruments that are employed for raising capital
›› Using capital market data you will explore adequate financial strategies for firms
›› You will understand why corporate finance is beneficial to the whole company, and not only to the financial manager
›› Describe the general objectives and the main instruments of corporate finance
›› Explain the “time value of money” and “opportunity cost of capital” concepts
›› Calculate and interpret present values, net present values and internal rates of return
›› Evaluate common stocks and straight bonds
›› Explain the trade-off between risk and return, and calculate the company cost of capital
›› Evaluate a whole firm using discounted cash flow analysis or multiples
›› Describe and value basic derivatives (options, futures and swaps)
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