Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2016/2017
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on MARKETING AND INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS (SECS-P/11)
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
1
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

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Course description

The purpose of the course is to analyze the financial dynamics of companies and in particular those of international ones. Knowing the variables that underlie the investment and financing decisions and be familiar with models for the evaluation of these decisions are crucial for future managers. Therefore, starting from the analysis of risks, the course aims to provide useful tools for the assessment of investments and for the measurement of companies’ financial structure by analyzing the financial dynamics of the sectors among which energy, banking and insurance.

Prerequisites

The course requires that the students know the main topics of corporate finance.

Syllabus

The main topics are: the risk and the risk management. The balance sheet. Analysis of investments: the Discount Cash Flows (DCF) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR). The theory of Modigliani and Millar. Ratio analysis and financial analysis. The credit risk: credit standing, forms of debt, internal rating and credit scoring, external rating and rating agencies. The business risk: the modern portfolio theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). The analysis of the main sectors at international level.

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

Materials provided by the professor.

Learning assessment

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