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Advanced Topics in Finance 7,5 credits

Course Contents

This course presents a smorgasbord of selected advanced topics in finance and therefore deepens the student’s knowledge from previous finance courses including corporate finance. The major purpose of the course is to prepare students for writing a thesis in Finance at the advanced level. The various topics included are self-contained course modules and students will complete assignments related to each module. One important focus of the course is the application of quantitative methods in various contexts such as valuation techniques, financial statement analysis and asset pricing. In the assignment works students will also get familiar with retrieving financial information from common databases e.g. Amadeus and Datastream.

Main areas of topics are:
  • Quantitative analysis of financial statements, introduction to statistical software GRETL
  • Application of advanced valuation techniques
  • Principles of risk management
  • Financing of innovation
  • Private equity mergers & acquistions and corporate finance
  • Event study methodology

Prerequisites

General entry requirements and Bachelor’s degree (i.e. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits in business administration, economics, Computer engineering, industrial engineering and management, or equivalent. At least 60 credits must be in business administration and 10 credits in statistics, mathematics or econometrics or the equivalent.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JATR27
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2017: Oct 23 - Jan 14
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Andreas Stephan
Course coordinator
Urban Österlund
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J7159

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