Students who have successfully completed the module have mastered the essential instruments of corporate financial decision-making and can evaluate their economic effects. The knowledge they gain enables them to steer investment decisions using suitable incentive systems. The students are also able to evaluate corporate capital market transactions in the context of going public.
The teaching units on corporate finance and investment control focus above all on shaping financial management and control of investment decisions. Among other things the following specific issues are covered: irrelevance theorems, leverage effect, dividend policy, imperfect capital markets, relevance of finance reform, false incentives in financing with outside capital, hybrid financial instruments, venture capital, project financing, public private partnerships, leasing, budgeting and steering investment decisions in case of information asymmetries, going public, under-pricing of IPO and capital increases.
Professor Dr. Hans Hirth is the head of the Chair of Finance and Investment. He is responsible for the module and the associated examinations.
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Corporate Finance and Investment Controlling is a compulsory elective module for the following study programs:
The module can be included in all degree programs, e.g. as an elective or additional module. It is not subject to any restrictions or prerequisites.