Corporate Financing and Investment Decisions (2016/2017)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giuseppina Chesini
Giuseppina Chesini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
secondo semestre triennali dal Feb 20, 2017 al Jun 1, 2017.

Lesson timetable

secondo semestre triennali
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall B  
Tuesday 5:20 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall B  
Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall B  

Learning outcomes

Educational objectives

The course provides a fundamental knowledge of corporate finance. The course aims to analyze the principles of corporate finance by extending the logic of financial planning, the criteria underlying the capital budgeting decisions, the relevant variables in the choices of capital structure and financing instruments which can be used by firms to cover their financial needs.
Lectures may be integrated with experts’ insights on specific topics.


1. Principles of corporate finance
2. Financial planning
3. Capital budgeting decisions
4. Financial instruments

Mc-Graw-Hill is providing an ad hoc text, made up of several chapters taken from:
S.ROSS, D.HILLIER, R.WESTERFIELD, J.JAFFE, B.JORDAN, Finanza aziendale, McGraw-Hill, 2012 (edizione italiana a cura di S.Frova)
L.MUNARI (a cura di), Strumenti finanziari e creditizi, McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Further readings on specific topics will be made available on the e-learning page for the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam method
Written exam made up of open questions and/or exercises.

Student opinions - 2016/2017