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Course module: 230253-M-6
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
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. F. Castiglionesi
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
dr. M. Da Rin
Other course modules lecturer
Coordinator course
dr. M. Da Rin
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2019
Starting block
SM 1
Course mode
Full-time
Remarks-
Registration openfrom 19/08/2019 up to and including 24/01/2020
Aims

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

Specifics

Before enrolling all non-CentER students should ask permission from the Director of Graduate Studies in Business. Please send your request for permission to CentER Graduate School at center-gs@uvt.nl.
Content

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:

Theory

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

lectures

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
Course available for exchange students
Research Master level, conditions apply
Timetable information
Corporate Finance 1 (CentER)
Written test opportunities
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Schriftelijk (80%) / Written (80%)EXAM_01SM 1108-01-2020
Schriftelijk (80%) / Written (80%)EXAM_01SM 2223-03-2020
Written test opportunities (HIST)
DescriptionTest/BlockOpportunityDate
Required materials
Handouts
Lecture notes and research articles that will be specified in the syllabus distributed at the start of the classes
Recommended materials
-
Tests
Written (80%)

Final grade

Take Home Exam (20%)

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