Course Code
Theory / Lab / Tutoring / Exercises Sessions
4 / - / - / -
Instruction & Examination Language
Available for Erasmus Students
Course Website
Course Category
Course Type
Scientific Expertise
ECTS Credits
N. Tsangarakis
Course Objectives - Contents

Introduction to financial management

  • Introduction, basic concepts and tools
  • Business environment
  • Basic goals of companies and non-profit organizations
  • Representation theory and cost of representation
  • Financial markets (money and capital markets)
  • Accounting profits and cash flows.

Financial statement analysis

  • Financial statements
  • Indicator analysis

Break-even point and leverage

  • Break-even analysis
  • Leverage (operational, financial, total)
  • Capital structuring
  • Examples and problem solving

Time value of money

  • Current and future values
  • Examples and problem solving

Valuation of shares and bonds

  • Shares
  • Bonds
  • Examples and problem solving

Capital investment budget

  • Concepts
  • Investment criteria (acquisition period, net present value, internal rate of return, modified internal rate of return, efficiency index)
  • Risk response
  • Special situations (replacement of assets, limited capital)
  • Examples and problem solving

Capital cost

  • Sources of finance and relevant cost
  • Exercises
Learning Results

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  • understand the basic concepts and functions of markets, the financial system and businesses;
  • use data in order to value securities;
  • analyse and evaluate investments under conditions of uncertainty using the methods and valuation criteria they have learned;
  • calculate capital cost;
  • have knowledge of the basic information in financial statements and the key indicators; and
  • make decisions in the field of financial management.


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