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Course module: 230253-M-6
Corporate Finance 1 (CentER)
Course info
Course module230253-M-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Finance; Finance;
Is part of
M Research Master in Business
Contact persondr. M. Da Rin
dr. F. Castiglionesi
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Coordinator course
dr. M. Da Rin
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2018
Starting block
SM 1/  SM 2
Course mode
RemarksThis information is not up to date. Check the Course Catalog 2019 or select the course via “Register”.
Registration openfrom 14/08/2018 09:00 up to and including 31/07/2019

This course constitues the first part of the graduate Corporate Finance sequence.


All non-CentER students should ask formal permission from the Director of Graduate Studies in Business BEFORE the start of the course.
Please send your request for permission including grade list, CV and motivation letter to CentER Graduate School at Note that asking permission is not just a formality.

The content of this course will be further specified in the syllabus, which will be distributed at the start of classes. The following topics are therefore indicative but may change:


The course will cover some key issues in corporate finance theory, including the following:

  • Capital Structure
  • Payout Policy
  • Takeovers and Corporate Control
  • Initial Public Offerings

Empirical Methods and Applications

The course will cover some recent advances in empirical corporate finance methods, and applications to key topics. Topics will include the following:

  • Capital Structure
  • Industrial Organization and Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Political Economy of Corporate Finance Decisions
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

Type of instructions


Type of exams

class assignments (20%) written exam (closed book) (80%)

Compulsory Reading
  1. Lecture notes and research articles that will be specified in the syllabus distributed at the start of the classes
Timetable information
230253-M-6|Corporate Finance 1 (CentER)
Written test opportunities
Written test opportunities (HIST)
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01SM 1107-01-2019
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01SM 2122-03-2019
Required materials
Lecture notes and research articles that will be specified in the syllabus distributed at the start of the classes
Recommended materials

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