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Introduction to Finance (MIP30000)

General information

Type:

OP

Curs:

1

Period:

S semester

ECTS Credits:

0 ECTS

Teaching Staff:

Group Teacher Department Language
Ed: 1 Gloria Batllori Lloveras Economía, Finanzas y Contabilidad ENG

Group Teacher Department Language
Ed: 2 Gloria Batllori Lloveras Economía, Finanzas y Contabilidad ENG

Prerequisites

Online courses

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

This course will equip you with the necessary tools to begin the MSc in Finance.

Course Learning Objectives

This course will prepare students to understand the business strategy and its financial implications. Upon completing this course students should be able to:
1.Familiarly use accounting terminology
2.Understand the economic context of the financial reporting and the interplay between different interested parties in this process
3.Construct, interpret and analyze a balance sheet and an income statement
4.Understand the time value of money and learn to do discounted cash flows
5. Learn basique valuation techniques
6. Discuss the financing decisions of companies and the importance of capital structure

CONTENT

1. Lectures

2. HBS cases

3. Real business cases

Methodology

Sessions consist of lectures and cases, and will involve class discussion.

Assessment criteria

Class participation and exam.

Bibliography

Basic accounting and finance textbooks. Also required for the course is a readings pack, which includes the business cases covered in the course as well as assorted readings. This material will be available online in Moodle. My lecture notes will also be available online in Moodle (as pdf files).

Timetable and sections

Group Teacher Department
Ed: 1 Gloria Batllori Lloveras Economía, Finanzas y Contabilidad

Timetable Ed: 1

Group Teacher Department
Ed: 2 Gloria Batllori Lloveras Economía, Finanzas y Contabilidad

Timetable Ed: 2