Quantitative methods and financial mathematics. Homogeneization course
Study: Master in Business Administration (MBA) (301)
Coordinating teacher: TOLDRA SIMATS, ANNA
Department assigned to the subject: Business Administration Department
ECTS Credits: 2.0 ECTS
Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
This is an introductory course. As such, there is no prerequisite to take this course.
After this course students should be able to:
Objective 1: Understand the idea of the time value of money.
Objective 2: Learn techniques to discount cash flows.
Objective 3: Develop the knowledge required to use Financial Mathematics for the decision-making process inside the firm.
1. Present value.
2. Annual equivalent rate.
3. Credit market instruments.
4. Secondary markets and rates of return.
5. Yield to maturity.
6. Loans: French method.
7. Increasing coupons.
Learning activities and methodology
Theory recitations (12 hours).
Practical classes (8 hours).
Individual work performed by the student (20 hours).
% end-of-term-examination 60
% of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40