Courses Exchange Display 2022-2023
|Course Description||To PDF|
|Course title||Managing Takeovers|
|Assessment||Pass / Fail|
For more information: email@example.com
|Language of instruction||English|
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.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. A RE-EMERGENCE OF THE CORONAVIRUS AND NEW COUNTERMEASURES BY THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT MIGHT FORCE COORDINATORS TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS.
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.
Articles, parts of books and cases
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 (indicative; course manual is definitive)||PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork|
|Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||Attendance|
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