mgest1219  2019-2020  Mons

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h + 20.0 h
D'Hondt Catherine; Platten Isabelle;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.

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


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 law of one price
  • Time value of money
  • Annuities
  • Interest rates
  • Loans
  • Selection criteria for investment
  • How to choose among several projects
  • Cash-flow determination for a project
  • Capital budgeting
  • Bonds
  • Stocks
  • Risk
  • The cost of capital
  • Capital budgeting - conclusion
Teaching methods
  • MOOC
  • Flipped classroom
  • Exercises
Evaluation methods
  • Written examination (80%)
  • Ongoing assessment (20%) : MOOC MCQ + case studies 
  • Ongoing assessment score is definitively acquired
Online resources
  • Finance d’entreprise, 3ème édition, Berk &  DeMarzo, Pearson France 2014.
  • Principles of Corporate Finance: Global Edition,  11ème édition, Brealey, Myers & Allen, McGraw-Hill 2014.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Bachelor : Business Engineering

Master [60] in Management

Bachelor in Management

Master [120] in Management