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Finance I


This introductory course focuses mainly on the investment part of the subject finance. The purpose is to give students the necessary knowledge about the terms and methods used to make investment decisions. It has to be mentioned that even if the main focus is on financial investments (stocks and bonds), the methodology is also applicable to real investments.

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Cash flow
  • Compounding and discounting rules/mathematical finance
  • Capital Budgeting
  • The term structure of interest rates
  • Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • Market efficiency


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