Checking date: 26/03/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Advanced Corporate Finance
Study: Master in Business Administration (MBA) (301)

Coordinating teacher: CAMINO BLASCO, DAVID

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 2.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Corporate finance and financial economics.
-- To understand and acquire the tools that will allow students to develop and apply original ideas, often in a research context. -- The students will learn to apply the acquired knowledge and solve problems in new contexts related to the area studied. -- The students will be able to face and solve complex problems that require reasonable thinking based on information that is limited or incomplete, and that will include taking into account social and ethical responsibility in their decisions. -- The students should communicate their conclusions and knowledge and decisions in a clear and concise manner -- The students will acquire the ability to keep on learning about the subject so that they can be self-directed and autonomous in the future. -- The students will learn the principles of financial management that will allow them to bring new and innovative ideas and solutions to the problems to come. -- The students will be able to related theory and practices in a way to be able to apply their knowledge in different organizational context. -- The students will master the sufficient skills to obtain and analyze information related to the firm and its operating environment, evaluate its relevance, validity and understand how to adapt it to complex situations taking into account the way in which the decisions affect the rest of the departments in the firm. -- The students will learn and understand how to solve complex problems in different types of organizations including firms, Non-for-profit organizations, public administrations, and the like. -- The students will further develop their abilities to work in teams and their leadership skills. -- The students will learn to have a global view of the firm. -- The students will also learn to evaluation information about the firm using statistical measures -- The students will learn how to elaborate accounting information that is destined both to the firms' shareholders and other external parties, as well as internal memebers of the firm that do management control, decision making, budgeting. -- The students will learn valuation methods applied to financing and investment. -- The students will learn the viability of an idea or business by studying in depth all the aspects related to the opportunity (human capital, financial issues, economic environment, etc) -- The students will also learn to develop the corresponding business plan.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Mergers and acquisitions. Private equity and venture capital. Financing of entrepreneurship.
Learning activities and methodology
Theory and practice lessons Tutorials with the professor Team and individual work
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.