Corporate Finance I

FIN504B Corporate Finance I

Spring 2021

Autumn 2021
  • Topics

    1. Capital Structure
    2. Corporate Policies
    3. Equity and Debt
    4. Methodology

  • Learning outcome

    FIN504B is a a follow up of FIN504A with an emphasis on the issue from an empirical point of view.

     

    The candidate should on successfully completing the course, be able to:

    Knowledge:

    • Relate theoretical concepts in corporate finance to relevant empirical research

    Skills:

    • effectively read, discuss and present research papers in corporate finance
    • explain different empirical settings used to test corporate finance theories
    • expand on some of the topics to the level of developing own research ideas

  • Teaching

    Regular lectures.

    If necessary, depending on the Corona situation the course will be digital.

  • Required prerequisites

    Students must take FIN504A prior to FIN504B.

  • Assessment

    Paper presentations/discussions and a referee report.

  • Grading Scale

    Pass/fail.

  • Computer tools

    none

  • Literature

    A number of articles will be assigned.

Overview

ECTS Credits
2.5
Teaching language
English. All lectures and coursework (including the students own) are to be completed in English.
Semester

Autumn.Offered autumn 2021.

Course responsible

Associate Professor Francisco Santos, Department of Finance, NHH.