ME2029 Finance 6.0 credits

Finansiering

This course gives a broad knowledge in the field of Corporate Finance.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course builds on lectures, guest lectures and a number of tutorials and seminars. The purpose of the lectures is to give a good knowledge of theories and how they can be applied. The tutorials and seminars cover how to apply theories and methods on problems and cases. The guest lectures will cover how new ventures are financed.

Intended learning outcomes *

The aim of the course is to give a good knowledge of important theories and tools of modern finance, and how to apply them in a firm specific context. After passing the course the participant should:

Be able to analyze and design a firm’s financial policy.

Be able to choose the appropriate capital structure for a firm.

Be able to price the most common financial instruments.

Know how to analyze and hedge currency risk and other financial risks.

Be able to describe the organization of the financial market, its participants and the trading of securities. 

Be able to evaluate different investments by using the most common methods (some with the help of computer) in financial economics. 

Be able to describe how the capital structure could influence the value of the firm.

Be able to describe the organization of the financial market, its participants and the trading of securities. 

Be able to evaluate different investments by using the most common methods (some with the help of computer) in financial economics. 

Be able to describe how the capital structure could influence the value of the firm.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Industrial management first level course.

Exemption for those students in program CMATD, who have read the course MH1021 in autumn 2009 or 2010.

Recommended prerequisites

Basic course in Industrial management or equal.

Due to overlap you should chose only one of these courses, ME2064 (TINEM) or ME2029.

Equipment

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Literature

At the start of the course the literature will be specified.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • SEMA - Seminars, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TENA - Examination, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Written exam. Active participation in seminars, pass on assignments and projects.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Tomas Sörensson

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web ME2029

Offered by

ITM/Industrial Economics and Management

Main field of study *

Industrial Management

Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

ME2030, and ME2031

Contact

Tomas Sörensson, tomas.sorensson@indek.kth.se, +46 8 790 87 39

Supplementary information

Established 2000-12-05 

Replaces 4D1166

This course isn't given anymore. You can read ME2721 instead.

For re-exam ME2029 you may join ME2721.

Due to similar/overlapping content you should only chose one of theses courses, ME2029, ME2064 or ME2721.