Courses Bachelor Display 2017-2018

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Course title Finance
Course code EBC1027
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
5 16-4-2018 8-6-2018 L X/E X/E
Level Introductory
Coordinator Stefan Straetmans
For more information: s.straetmans@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Learn how capital markets function.
Apply knowledge to financial problems, capital budgeting and investment decisions.
Description
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of finance. Students learn how capital markets function and how individuals and companies wishing to raise capital approach financial markets. Students learn how to make investment decisions. The basic concepts of risk and return shall be taught. Equity markets and Bond markets are introduced and the tools with which to price stocks, bonds and other financial assets, which trade on financial markets, are covered. Analytical problems are applied to financial problems during tutorial group meetings to ensure students are provided with a solid grounding in finance from both a corporate and a personal perspective.
Literature
Berk & De Marzo, Corporate Finance, Pearson
Prerequisites
an advanced level of English
No specific required knowledge requested
Teaching methods PBL / Lecture / Assignment
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Fiscale Economie Year 1 Compulsory Courses