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wir837 - Advanced Corporate Finance
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Module label Advanced Corporate Finance
Module code wir837
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Used in course of study
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Economics and Business Administration (Master of Education) >
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
Upon completion of the module, students
• will have a sound understanding of methods used in finance to determine the value of a firm under uncertainty,
• will have a sound understanding of how investment and financing decisions are related, and how they both affect the value of the firm,
• will be able to determine intrinsic firm values based on accounting information, and they will be aware of the respective models’ strengths and weaknesses.
Module contents
The course covers key concepts of modern corporate finance in theory and practice. In particular, we focus on how investment and financing decisions affect the value of the firm. Among the topics discussed are:
• Fundamental analysis and capital market efficiency.
• Cost of debt and equity capital.
• Business valuation models based on dividends, cash flows, and (abnormal) earnings.
• Capital structure and dividend policy.
• Advanced valuation issues.
Reader's advisory
• Benninga: Financial Modeling, latest edition, Cambridge (Mass.)
• Hillier / Ross / Westerfield / Jaffe / Jordan: Corporate Finance, European edition, latest edition, Berkshire
• Penman: Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation, latest edition, Boston (Mass.)
• Titman / Martin: Valuation, latest edition, Boston (Mass.)
Further readings may be announced during the course.
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel ---
Modulart Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program 2 VL oder 1 VL und 1 U
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 4.00 -- 56 h
Exercises 0.00 SuSe or WiSe 0 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
typically at the end of the semester; potential mid-term examination dates will be announced in the first session
1 term paper (Hausarbeit) or 1 written exam (Klausur) or 1 oral exam (mündliche Prüfung) or 1 Portfolio