mgehd1312  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.
6 credits
30.0 h + 10.0 h
D'Hondt Catherine; Platten Isabelle;
MGEHD1321 ' Accounting and financial analysis
MQAHD1325 ' Management Mathematics
Main themes
- The law of one price
- The time value of money
- Interest rates
- Debt and loans
- Financial statement analysis
- Investment decision rules
- Fundamentals of capital budgeting
- Bond valuation
- Stock valuation
- Risk-return relationship
- Diversification
- Portfolio theory & CAPM
- The cost of capital
- Valuation and financial modeling for investment projects

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

1 - Understand and master the basics of financial
- Apply valuation technics to standard financial operations
- Understand the fundamentals of capital budgeting
- Implement the various investment rules and selection
criteria to projects

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 
  • 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
Master [60] in Management (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Management (shift schedule)