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Strategic Financial Management

2023/2024
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
6
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватель

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is based on the students’ knowledge and skills that were obtained from such disciplines as Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis/Financial Analysis/Financial Modeling. The course consists of lectures (20 hours) and tutorials (32 hours). The tutorials involve task’s calculation, problems solving, case analysis and the individual assignment (project).
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The aim of the course is to develop the competencies in taking strategic financial decisions: forecasting cash flows, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy, developing financial and analytic models, creating a new approach to financial management based on the integrated value-based management both for financial and nonfinancial companies.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and apply the mechanisms of strategic decisions in a competitive environment
  • Plan and design competitive financial strategies
  • Recognize and implement the principles of matching financial and business strategies
  • Calculates key value-based indicators with real world data
  • Identify the factors that contribute to and how to predict company failure
  • Develop critical thinking/reasoning skills via a practical application of the above within an Applied Research Paper assignment (see course project)
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to the Financial Markets and Financial Environment
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Capital Budgeting and TVM Review
  • Common Stock Valuation
  • Dividend Policy
  • Long-Term Financing and Capital Structure
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Company Restructuring and Failure
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Activities in class
  • non-blocking Midterm exam
  • non-blocking Home assignment
  • non-blocking End of Term Research Paper
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.2 * Midterm exam + 0.15 * Activities in class + 0.15 * Home assignment + 0.5 * End of Term Research Paper
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Damodaran, A. (2012). Investment Valuation : Tools and Techniques for Determining the Value of Any Asset (Vol. 3rd ed). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=442924
  • Fundamentals of financial management, Brigham, E. F., 2007

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Value based management : the corporate response to the shareholder revolution, Martin, J. D., 2000