Corporate Finance (IBP)

Universidad Pompeu Fabra

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Corporate Finance (IBP)

  • Host University

    Universidad Pompeu Fabra

  • Location

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    45
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Overview
    Worldwide accounting standards and principles (IFRS, US GAAP, etc.) are increasingly converging. The ability to build, read, understand and analyse financial statements from companies in any country is an essential step before taking major business decisions. This course helps students master the vocabulary of financial statements and accounting reports and equips them with the skills to use these tools to communicate with internal and external interlocutors. It also focuses on how to measure corporate investments and considers the different finance resources that are currently available.

    The course covers several different areas:

    After introducing the basic concepts of f inancial accounting, students analyse and interpret financial statements using different methods to assess company trends. Another important s k i l l is calculating th e present and future value of money and understanding all the components of interest rates. These concepts will be essential for calculating rates of return and evaluating all the decisions in capital
    budgeting.

    Students will be able to manage corporate working capital and forecast financial
    statements. From this information, they can estimate future cash flows and perform
    a company valuation.

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.