Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302007812014SPECIAL TOPICS IN FINANCEElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to equip students with analytical tools to solve problems relating to finance. In this course students are expected to be able to make in-depth analysis of some special issues including use of derivatives in risk management, corporate acquisition and restructuring, and issues arising from an international operation.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand the processes of company valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and financial restructuring,
2To be able to understand the use of hedging instruments and derivatives,
3To be able to understand international financial operations.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Company Valuation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Hedging Risk, Derivatives, International Financial Management.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Company Valuation
2Company Valuation
3Mergers and Acquisitions
4Mergers and Acquisitions
5Financial Restructuring
6Financial Restructuring
7Corporate Governance
8Midterm
9Hedging Risk
10Derivatives
11Derivatives
12Behavioral Finance
13Behavioral Finance
14International Financial Management
15International Financial Management
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ross, S A, Westerfield, R W, and Jaffe, J (2010) Corporate Finance, 9th (International) Edition, Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Practice14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)154
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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