Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


By the end of the course, the students will be able to show detailed understanding of the decisions facing the financial management of a business enterprise, such as payout policy, capital structure decisions, working capital management, and others.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 08.09.2020 - 13.10.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Michael Ungeheuer

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Michael Ungeheuer

Contact information for the course (valid 16.08.2020-21.12.2112):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Corporate financing; dividend policy; capital structure; debt financing; financial planning; credit and cash management; mergers, acquisitions and corporate control. The assignments require fluency in the use of a spreadsheet program.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    1. Lectures, Assistant Professor Michael Ungeheuer
    2. Exercises (50%), Assistant Professor Michael Ungeheuer
    3. Final exam (50%) based on the lectures, exercises, the textbook and other readings handed out in class.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Classroom hours, 32 h
    Class preparation, 36 h
    Exercise & Case Study hours, 8 h
    Exercise & Case Study preparation, 60 h
    Exam preparation, 30 h
    Exam, 3 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Brealy, Myers & Allen (2019, 13th edition) Principles of Corporate Finance. Earlier editions can also be used.


    Other readings are provided via MyCourses.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Rahoituksen perusteet or Principles of Corporate Financial Management

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    1 No Poverty

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth