Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2017/2018
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES
Disciplinary sector: 
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT (SECS-P/07)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

The course is designed to introduce students to business valuation. The course is intended to provide the students with a pragmatic approach that will guide, also by case studies, to the business valuation.

Prerequisites

A good grasp of the basic tools of Business administration and Accounting

Syllabus

The value creation. The Net Present valuations. The accounting based valuations. The mix valuations. The relative valuations. Case studies).
Course organization: Lectures, classroom discussions of official documents by economic and financial institutions, on policy decisions related to the themes of study, laboratory in time series analysis with appropriate software.

I MODULE:
The course has the purpose to delve into the basic aspects of general financial evaluation in firms, both from the side of basic instrumentation, and from that of the main operations realized during the daily management. Therefore, audits peculiarity and techniques of daily management, as well as their information aims and the logic of financial evaluation rules will be studied extensively. The approach will be necessarily preparatory, with the purpose to lead the student, even inexperienced at all, to reach that minimum level of necessary financial evaluation experience in firms for later deepening about economic-financial communication hence for any form of managerial role.
II MODULE:
The value creation. The Net Present valuations. The accounting based valuations. The mix valuations. The relative valuations. Case studies).
Course organization: Lectures, classroom discussions of official documents by economic and financial institutions, on policy decisions related to the themes of study, laboratory in time series analysis with appropriate software.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, classroom discussions of official documents by economic and financial institutions, on policy decisions related to the themes of study, laboratory in time series analysis with appropriate software.

Textbooks

Koller, M. Goedhart , David Wessels Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies, 5th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2010

Slides with additional material are available on e-learning portal
Additional suggested readings will be provided during the course.

Learning assessment

The assessment during the course, will be based on the moments of collective discussion and the request to draft short papers or critical notes to deepen the topics covered during classes. At the end of the course there will be a final test with: questions and exercises(part 1); case study for business cycle dating (part 2).
The vote is expressed in scale from 0 to 30, and it is a weighted average of the two parts of the exam.

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