[ 979FAGLFINK16 ] KS Principles of Finance

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
6 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Helmut Pernsteiner 3 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Zulassung zum Masterstudium
Original study plan Master's programme Finance and Accounting 2020W
Objectives The aim of this course is to know the principles of corporate finance, investments and financial theory.
Subject Subjects in the area of corporate finance will provide an overview of the most important and pressing issues in the area of credit management, ratings, equity financing, capital structure, managing interest rates and currency risks, mergers and acquisitions, value management, and company valuation. Corresponding topic areas in securities and portfolio management include:

  • Describing investment income and risk as well as their properties and features
  • Portfolio management process, asset allocation, and the best possible portfolio selection
  • Factor models to represent price formation as an equilibrium in capital markets
  • Appraising shares and interest-bearing securities
  • Derivative tools and how to use them, such as for portfolio insurance
Criteria for evaluation Written exam, interactive elements
Methods Lecture and discussion
Language German
Study material Guserl/Pernsteiner, Finanzmanagement, 2. Aufl., Wiesbaden 2015. Steiner/Bruns/Stöckl, Wertpapiermanagement, 11. Aufl., Stuttgart 2017. Mondello, Finance, Wiesbaden 2017.

Changing subject? No
Further information none
Corresponding lecture (*)979FAGLFINK15: KS Grundzüge Finanzierung (6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 100
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority