The objective of this course is to analyze how corporate managers raise capital and make investment decisions, and learn how to value projects and companies. It covers the main elements of accounting, capital budgeting, valuation of financial assets, capital structure, cost of capital, and company valuation. The course includes case studies that demonstrate how to apply the theoretical framework of corporate finance to real world problems.
Advanced Finance (BSc Business Administration, 2012-2014)
This course covers the microeconomic foundations of financial economics (preferences, risk aversion, rational and behavioral utility theories). It also provides an introduction to asset pricing (arbitrage theory in one period, C-CAPM and equilibrium pricing) and corporate finance (adverse selection and moral hazard).
This course covers Arbitrage Theory (hedging/portfolio replication in complete and incomplete markets, in one-period, in multiple periods, and in continuous time), Utility Theory, Equilibrium Pricing and Continuous-time Math/Finance (Brownian Motion, Ito's Lemma, Stochastic Differential Equations, Black-Scholes Partial Differential Equation).
London School of Economics:
Finance I (MSc Management, 2016)
This course covers the fundamental concepts and tools underlying modern finance. It focuses on asset markets and the fundamental principles of the valuation of financial securities as well as investment projects. Topics include: bond valuation, stock valuation, portfolio theory and CAPM, market efficiency, derivative securities, option valuation.