Corporate Finance (Names from L to Z)

LLSMS2120  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Corporate Finance (Names from L to Z)
5.0 crédits
30.0 h

Grégoire Philippe; Colmant Bruno; Thewissen James; Nguyen Anh (supplée Grégoire Philippe);
  • Econometrics, Finance and Fundamental mathematical and statistical concepts. Concepts covered in courses such as the ones listed below should be known.
  • Econométrie [ LECGE1316 ]
  • Mathématiques en économie et gestion I [ LECGE1112 ]
  • Mathématiques en économie et gestion II [ LECGE1230 ]
  • Statistique en économie et gestion I [ LECGE1114 ]
  • Statistique en économie et gestion II [ LECGE1224 ]
  • Finance [ LECGE1332 ]
Thèmes abordés

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Portfolio theory
  • CAPM
  • APT
  • Market efficiency
  • Capital structure, dividends
  • Derivative products and Option pricing in discrete time
  •  Real options analysis

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    On successful completion of this program, each student will acquire the following skills:

    • A scientific and systematic approach: Analyze and resolve problems in Acmultidisciplinary and complex management situations using a scientific and systematic approach
    • Communication and interpersonal skills: Communicate, converse effectively and convincingly with the stakeholders

La contribution de cette UE au développement et à la maîtrise des compétences et acquis du (des) programme(s) est accessible à la fin de cette fiche, dans la partie « Programmes/formations proposant cette unité d’enseignement (UE) ».

  • Introduction and Recap fundamentals
  • Financial Distress
  • Long-Term Financing
  • Capital Structure
  • Advanced Valuation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
Méthodes d'enseignement
  • In-class lectures.
  • Online forums.
  • Teamwork assignments
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants

Continuous evaluation

  • Date: before and after each course
  • Type of evaluation: tests, quizz, homeworks, use of Mylab, groupwork on Moodle.
  • Comments: Mylab/Finance is Compulsory for this course. The cost of the license is 24 EUR per student. It is the responsibility of the student.

Evaluation week

  • Oral: No
  • Written: Yes - 2 hours
  • Unavailability or comments:The written examination represents 30% of the final mark. So, it is crucial for sucess to complete the Continuous Evaluation on time !!



Slides based on the two main reference books of the course


  • Finance : A Quantitative Introduction by Nico Van der Wijst (Cambridge University press, 2013). Chapters selected for this course: 1,2,3,4,5,7,9
  • Investments 10E (Global Edition) by Bodie, Kane and Markus (McGraw Hill, 2014) chapters selected for this course: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,13,20,21
Faculté ou entité
en charge

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Master [120] en sciences de gestion