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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


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Economics or the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university with at least 10 credits in statistics, mathematics or econometrics or the equivalent.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JATR29
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business SchoolLast modified 2019-06-12 07:54:54