COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title: FINANCE THEORY AND MANAGEMENT
Code Course Type Regular Semester Theory Practice Lab Credits ECTS
BAF 801 C 1 3 0 0 3 10
Lecturer and Office Hours: Chrysanthi Balomenou
Second Lecturer(s): NA
Teaching Assistant(s) and Office Hours: NA
Language: English
Compulsory/Elective: Elective
Classroom and Meeting Time:
Course Description: This course is focused on applying financial principles to the main decisions faced by the financial manager. It explains why the value maximization provides a coherent framework for making financial decisions, and it looks at how companies can make investment and financing decisions that add value. It also describes the main features of financial markets and the various securities that companies may issue.
Course Objectives: The aim of course to provide students ability to analyze, interpret and offer solutions to local and global Financial issues and problems.
COURSE OUTLINE
Week Topics
1 Academic writing
2 How and Why Central-Bank Culture Supports Predatory Risk-Taking
3 Ways of choosing the right topics for the academic paper
Prerequisite(s):
Textbook: Chenghu Ma (2011).Advanced Asset Pricing Theory (Series in Quantitative Finance). Imperial College Press
Other References:
Laboratory Work:
Computer Usage:
Others: No
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO... PROGRAM COMPETENCIES
(Blank : no contribution, 1: least contribution ... 5: highest contribution)
No Program Competencies Cont.
PhD ECO BAF Program
COURSE EVALUATION METHOD
Method Quantity Percentage
Project
1
50
Term Paper
1
50
Total Percent: 100%
ECTS (ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD)
Activities Quantity Duration(Hours) Total Workload(Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Assignments 2 25 50
Final examination 1 36 36
Other 6 8 48
Total Work Load:
250
Total Work Load/25(h):
10
ECTS Credit of the Course:
10