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Corporate Valuation


The main objective of the course Corporate Valuation is to provide students with the tools to carry out a business valuation using (mainly) residual income valuation techniques. The course combines accounting principles and investment principles to answer the question: How do I account for value so that I can challenge stock prices with some confidence?

Course content

  • Introduction to corporate valuation
  • Overview over different valuation methods
  • Residual income valuation models
  • Valuation and active investing
  • Assessment of earnings management
  • The role of incentive-useful information for valuation
  • Value relevance of accounting information
  • Writing a valuation research report


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