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DECO 2070A - Introduction to Finance

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Autumn 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

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Course Description

As this in an introductory course in Finance, the primary objective is to give students the opportunity to discover this vast and very exciting field of science and arts. It will cover on a very high level the different areas of Finance, its markets, instruments and players. We will discuss how companies make investment decisions and we will look at the trade-off between risk and return. This course will combine the different financial theories and concepts with real-world examples. It is intended to equip students with frameworks and elementary tools and techniques which are used by analysts / officers and managers working in the domain of Finance. In this course, a simulation game will be organised. In addition, upon successful completion of this course students will be prepared to take more advance courses in the finance related fields, e.g. Financial Statements Analysis, Risk Management, Corporate Finance / M&A, Investments, Valuations.

Teachers

SOUCHAUD, Antoine (PhD student)