Capital Structure and Financial Planning

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode EBB060A05
Vaknaam Capital Structure and Financial Planning
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Capital Structure and Financial Planning
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Describe and explain how companies raise cash to fund their investments and how companies distribute cash to their investors.
2. Analyze and explain how and when companies create value when they raise cash to fund investments and how and when they distribute cash to their investors.
3. Describe and explain how companies manages the financing side of the company.
4. Create and use a financial Excel model to evaluate investment and financing decisions of a company working in a team, communicate subsequent findings, and reflect on the work of others.
5. Describe and explain what financial options are and how they are being valued.
6. Describe and explain the motivation and process of mergers and acquisitions, and how they may create value.
Omschrijving The first year course Asset Pricing and Capital Budgeting and the second year course Capital Structure and Financial Planning introduce you to the fundamentals of corporate finance. In the first year, you learned the core concepts of financial analysis and applied them to the investment decision of companies and the trade-off between return and risk. In the second year, you apply the same concepts to the financing decisions of companies, the valuation of companies, options and mergers and acquisitions. You develop in a team a valuation model in Excel of an actual company.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm -gastcollege ,  -hoorcollege ,  -werkcollege
Toetsvorm -computer test/wekelijkse quiz,  -groepsopdracht,  -schriftelijk tentamen (open en mc vragen)
(The exam cosists of open and numerical-response questions (no mc questions). The group assignment in is done in teams of 4 students)
Vaksoort bachelor
Co├Ârdinator A. Rauf, PhD. MSc.
Docent(en) S.E. Ahmad, PhD. ,dr. ing. N. Brunia , F.M. Giesenow, MSc. , A. Rauf, PhD. MSc. , B. Sayedy, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 4th Global edition, 2018, Pearson Berk, J., P. DeMarzo, J. Harford 9781292215075 ca. €  72,00
Academic paper: Dividends and Share Repurchases in the European Union, Journal of Financial Economics, 2008 Eije, H. von, W.L. Megginson
Instead of the 4th Global edition of Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, student can also use the 3rd Global edition
Entreevoorwaarden Recommended: Asset Pricing and Capital Budgeting (EBP031A05)
Opmerkingen Secretary: Grietje Pol, phone +31 (0)50 3633685, e-mail g.pol@rug.nl, room 5411.0836
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
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BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Business Economics) 2 semester II a verplicht
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Economics) 2 semester II a verplicht
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