Money and Corporate Finance

SubjectMoney and Corporate Finance
Semester3rd semester (autumn)
TypeRequired
ECTS6 ECTS
Study programme:Business studies (master)
Primary language:Slovene
Lecturer Robnik, Lidija
Introduction
The course will be carried out in the Slovene language and is an obligatory course in accordance with an officially approved curriculum of the Master Degree Program in Business Studies.
 
Preconditions
Students need to understand the middle concepts of mathematics and statistics to follow the lectures and understand the study materials that will be provided during the course.

Goals
• To familiarize the student with basic theoretical concepts and applied examples in the field of money and monetary policy.
• To familiarize the student with the principles and tools needed in the purchase, sale, valuation and investment of companies.
 
Competencies
• Acquiring knowledge and understanding the basic principles of money policy, its objectives and instruments.
• Understanding the role and mechanisms of money and money system.
• Understanding the links between the real and the monetary economy.
• Ability to recognize decisions about buying and selling a company.
• Understanding the company's valuations.
• Ability to recognize decisions about investing a company.
• Acquiring knowledge of financial strength and financial analysis of the company and its financial performance.
• To understand the scope of international finance.
 
Learning outcomes
The student will gain in-depth knowledge in the fields of money and money policy, which will make it easier to understand the functioning of the financial world, and in buying, selling, valuation and investing of company, to be able to make demanding financial decisions.
 
Syllabus
• Money and money policy
• Money: role, function and money-making mechanism
• Money policy objectives and instruments
• Money system
• Real-money-relations: the effect of money and monetary policy on real economic categories
• Decisions on managing finance
• Purchase and sale of the company
• Valuation of the company
• Investment policy
• Financial strength
• Financial analysis
• International finance
 
Forms of work and methods of work
• explanation
• case study
• conversation / debate in groups
• individual work on cases

Evaluation system and criteria
Knowledge testing consists of two elements: 1) On/after-course work (30%); 2) Exam (70%).
 
Learning and study material
  • Ribnikar I. (2006). Denar, finančne institucije in denarna politika. Ekonomska fakulteta Ljubljana
  • Praznik B. (2013). Ocenjevanje vrednosti podjetij. Slovenski inštitut za revizijo, Ljubljana.
  • scientific and professional contributions from renowned domestic and foreign magazines and journals
  • transparency from lectures with basic content summaries and additional materials for exercises and discussion.
Office hours:
  • After courses
  • By agreement

Lecturer:

Horvat, Tatjana