Advanced Corporate Finance

llsms2140  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Advanced Corporate Finance
5 credits
30.0 h
Zhang Yue;
  • Fundamental mathematical and statistical concepts (such as those covered in Mathématiques avancées et fondements d'économétrie [ LECGE1337 ])
  • Advanced Finance [LLSMS2100A or LLSMS2100B]
  • Corporate Finance [ LLSMS2010 ]
Main themes
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of decision-making within the corporation. It is taught primarily through lectures, case studies and presentations. We will study important concepts in corporate finance, and develop skills for making corporate investment and financing decisions. The concepts and skills will be applied into practice through case studies. 

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


Upon completion of this course, students are expected to complete the following key tasks:

  1. Have a good understanding of important issues in corporate finance;
  2. Have a good understanding of business ethical values;
  3. Be able to apply concepts and tools learned in class;

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to develop the following capabilities:

  1. Corporate citizenship;
  2. Communication and Interpersonal skills;

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The following topics will be covered:
  1. Management objectives
  2. Risk and return models
  3. Capital structure
  4. Valuation and firm value
Dividend decision
Evaluation methods
Continuous evaluation
  • Date: No
  • Type of evaluation: No
  • Comments: No
Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Examination session
  • Oral: No
  • Written: Yes (3 hours)
  • Unavailability or comments: Unavailable on the 12th, 16th, 20th and 29th of June and the 16th and 25th of August. The exam must be done at the same time as the LLSMS2110 because it is the same copy.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Business Engineering

Master [120] in Business Engineering