International corporate finance

llsms2140  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

International corporate finance
En raison de la crise du COVID-19, les informations ci-dessous sont susceptibles d’être modifiées, notamment celles qui concernent le mode d’enseignement (en présentiel, en distanciel ou sous un format comodal ou hybride).
5 crédits
30.0 h
Q2
Enseignants
Langue
d'enseignement
Anglais
Préalables
  1. Fundamental mathematical and statistical concepts (such as those covered inMathématiques avancées et fondements d'économétrie [ LECGE1337 ])
  2. Advanced Finance [LLSMS2100A or LLSMS2100B]
  3. Corporate Finance [ LLSMS2010 ]
Thèmes abordés




This course is an introductory course to banking and financial markets. The financial market part introduces the main concepts of the current financial system, its main instruments and the risk associated with them. The banking part covers banks architecture, balance sheets and bank’s valuation. Students will have the opportunity to apply the theoretical concepts in empirical assignments.
Acquis
d'apprentissage

A la fin de cette unité d’enseignement, l’étudiant est capable de :

1 Having regard to the LO of the programme, this activity contributes to the development and acquisition of the following LO
KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING
2.2 Master highly specific knowledge in one or two areas of management: advanced and current research-based knowledge and methods.
A SCIENTIFIC AND SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
3.3 Consider problems using a systemic and holistic approach: recognize the different aspects of the situation and their interactions in a dynamic process.
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT
5.2 Understand the international socio-economic dimensions of an organization and identify the associated strategic issues and operational decisions.
TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP
6.1 Join in and collaborate with team members. Be open and take into consideration the different points of view and ways of thinking, manage differences and conflicts constructively, accept diversity.
 

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) ».
Contenu
  • The class mixes - lectures with additional individual readings/exercises and a groups assignment. The content of the course is the following:
  • Part 1: Introduction to financial markets
    • Bloomberg market concepts® test (all modules except exchange rates).
    • Money and the Financial System:
      • Money and the Payments System;
      • Financial Instruments, Financial Markets, and Financial Institutions.
    • Interest Rates, Financial Instruments, and Financial Markets:
      • Bonds, Bond Prices, and the Determination of Interest Rates;
      • The Risk and Term Structure of Interest Rates;
      • Stocks, Stock Markets, and Market Efficiency;
      • Derivatives: Futures, Options, and Swaps.  
  • Part 2: Introduction to banking:
    • An historical perspective;
    • Balance sheet;
    • P&L;
    • Modern architecture / P&L;
    • Ratio;
    • Bank valuation.  
Méthodes d'enseignement

En raison de la crise du COVID-19, les informations de cette rubrique sont particulièrement susceptibles d’être modifiées.

  • Lectures
  • Teamwork
  • Bloomberg market concepts (all modules except exchange rates)
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants

En raison de la crise du COVID-19, les informations de cette rubrique sont particulièrement susceptibles d’être modifiées.

Evaluation continue /Continuous evaluation
  • Date: No
  • Type of evaluation: No
  • Comments: No
Semaine d’évaluation /Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Session d’examens /Examination session
  • Oral: No
  • Written: Yes
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Bibliographie
  • Multinational Financial Management, 10th Edition, by Alan C. Shapiro, John Wiley & Sons, 2013
    Slides posted in Moodle
Faculté ou entité
en charge


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

Intitulé du programme
Sigle
Crédits
Prérequis
Acquis
d'apprentissage
Master [120] en sciences de gestion

Master [120] : ingénieur de gestion

Master [120] : ingénieur de gestion

Master [120] en sciences de gestion