mlsmm2112  2019-2020  Mons

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
D'Hondt Catherine;
Main themes


At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
  • Capital structure
  • Payout policy
  • Capital budgeting and valuation with leverage
  • Long-term and short-term financial planning
  • Corporate governance
Teaching methods
  • Lectures
  • Case studies
Evaluation methods
  • Written examination (mid-term)
  • Ongoing assessment (based on case studies)
  • The ongoing assessment score is no longer taken into account in the second session (resit exam=100%)
  • Berk & DeMarzo, Finance d’entreprise (adaptation française), 3e édition (Pearson, 2014) 
  • Clayman, Fridson & Troughton, Corporate Finance: A practical approach, 2nd edition (CFA Institute Investment Series, 2012)
  • Damodaran, Applied Corporate Finance: A User's Manual, 3rd edition (John Wiley and Sons, 2011)
  • Damodaran, Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice, 2nd edition (John Wiley and Sons, 2007)
  • Vernimmen, Quiry & Le Fur, Finance d’entreprise, 13e édition (Dalloz, 2015)
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [60] in Management

Master [120] in Management