Omfattning: 6

Tidtabel: 31.10.2019 - 09.12.2019

Ansvarslärare (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Professor Sami Torstila

Kontaktuppgifter till kursens personal (gäller denna kursomgång):,

For questions related to course admission and registration:

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

II (fall 2018) Töölö campus

II (fall 2019) Otaniemi campus

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

By the end of the course students will be able to work with mergers and acquisitions in a way that utilizes both academic research findings and corporate best practice.

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course includes up-to-date information on corporate practice relating to mergers and acquisitions and valuation work. No background in valuation is presupposed, so the course will address valuation from first principles. The focus of the course is on financial aspects of mergers and acquisitions, but strategic, legal, and other considerations are covered in specific lectures. The course is planned to be of help to students interested in management consulting, general management, or entrepreneurial careers.

Närmare beskrivning av kursens innehåll (gäller denna kursomgång): 

Please see detailed syllabus.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Lectures, Assoc. Prof. Sami Torstila.
2. Cases and exercises (50%).
3. Final exam (50%), based on the material distributed in lectures.

Närmare information om bedömningsgrunderna och -metoderna och om hur den studerande kan ta del av bedömningen (gäller denna kursomgång): 

Please see detailed rubric.

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Classroom hours 21 h
Class preparation, 24 h
Case preparation 75 h
Exam preparation, 40 h
Exam, 3 h

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Reading list distributed in lectures.

Kursens webbplats (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course is an advanced level M.Sc. course. It is intended for CEMS students, exchange students and other M.Sc. programme students at BIZ. There are no prerequisites.

Students who are in the MSc Finance program at Aalto (or similar Finance programs at other universities) should take the course 28E33000 Capstone: Mergers and Acquisitions for Finance majors, which has valuation skills as a prerequisite.

However, if a student has not completed B.Sc. degree in Finance specialization area at Aalto University and has not completed B.Sc. Capstone Valuation course or its equivalent, it is recommended to complete 28E35300 Mergers and Acquisitions.

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi. See the registration time in WebOodi.

For any registration related matter, please contact the department study coordinator.

Tilläggsinformation (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A maximum of 50 students can be accepted to the course.

CEMS students are prioritized and guaranteed a place in the course.
Remaining seats are given in the order of registration to all other M.Sc. students at BIZ and to exchange students.


Anmälning och tillläggsinformation