This subject provides students with specific and basic practical knowledge of the public and private financing instruments available to our companies.
Special emphasis will be placed, firstly, on the analysis of the financial resources available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as these small companies are the basis of the country's economic and productive fabric. Likewise, in the financing of technology-based companies, the driving force behind innovation and technology transfer. Finally, in the financing of social enterprises or enterprises with socially responsible economic projects.
This knowledge will be useful and of interest for the academic and professional projection of the student specialising in finance.
To achieve this objective, the student must acquire a series of knowledge, skills and attitudes.
In terms of knowledge, at the end of the course the student will be able to:
- Understand and synthesise the functioning of the various instruments, public and private, available to the entrepreneur to finance his activity.
In terms of skills, at the end of the course the student will be able to: Understand and summarise the functioning of the various instruments, public and private, available to the entrepreneur to finance his activity:
- Draw up reports on the different business financing instruments.
- Analyse and discern the financial resources that best suit the legal and economic structure of the company.
In terms of attitudes, after completing the course the student should have:
- A critical, flexible and responsible attitude with respect to the functioning of the company's own and external financing channels.
- An entrepreneurial, innovative and social spirit.
With all of the above, the learning outcomes will be the following:
1. To be introduced to the general legal framework that regulates the Financial Markets (Credit Market and Stock Market).
2. To understand and know how to synthesise the functioning of the different public and private instruments available to the entrepreneur to finance his economic activity.
3. Acquire a specific knowledge of the legislation applicable to the instruments of own and external financing of companies.
4. Identify the financial instruments specifically regulated for small and medium-sized companies.
5. To be able to identify the most appropriate financial instruments for technology-based companies.
6. Know the regulations for the promotion of the financing of social enterprises.