Courses NonDegree Display 2019-2020

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Course title Managing Takeovers
Course code EBS2017
ECTS credits 4,0
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 13-1-2020 24-1-2020 C
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Sanne Jongen
For more information: s.jongen@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Mergers, takeovers and restructuring have become commonplace phenomena in the new economy and force companies to grow larger. A recent example is the 85 bln USD Dollar takeover of Time Warner by AT&T. The question is whether these takeovers actually create value for the firm.
Description
In this skills training you will take part in understanding shareholder value-based thinking in the context of M&As by performing case work that focuses on valuing and assessing takeovers, synergies, option-like deals, and buyouts.

Other teaching methods: 3 written case studies.
Other examination method: assignments/cases.
Literature
Articles, parts of books and cases
Prerequisites
Exchange students need to have taken at least one introductory finance course, sufficient first-year finance skills, passing criteria are that all three cases must be completed with a "sufficient" grading.
An advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Attendance
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Economics and Management of Information Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor International Business Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - Economics Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics - International Business Economics Year 2 Elective Skill(s)
SBE Exchange Bachelor Bachelor Exchange Skills
SBE Exchange Master Bachelor Exchange Skills
SBE Non Degree Courses Bachelor Skills