Degree in Management of Business and Technology La Salle Campus Barcelona

Degree in Management of Business and Technology

Internationality, technology, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, values, and both people and team management are the keys to define this degree. Includes international stages.

Corporate and International Finance

Financial decisions have profound implications for the well-being of individuals, corporations, and societies. Prudent financial management is critical to the stability of the world's financial systems. This course will give you the skills necessary to make sound financial and investment decisions by providing you with a deep exposure to the determinants of financial decision-making.
Type Subject
Tercer - Obligatoria


Previous Knowledge

- Understand Financial Decision Rules for Project Evaluation
- Learn how to face a proper Project Risk Assessment
- Gain a basic knowledge over Financial Institutions and Markets
- Gain a basic knowledge on the main Corporate Financial Policies


Topic 1: Introduction to Corporate Finance

Topic 2: Revisiting Time Value of Money

Topic 3: Risk and Return Trade-off.

Topic 4: Cost of Capital.

Topic 5: Company Valuation.


The class will meet one day a week for three 50-minute sessions.

One session will consist of a lecture covering the main theoretical concepts covered in each of the course's 5 topics; a second session will focus on concept clarification, debate and problem-solving; the third session will be dedicated to case work.


Class work & participation 10%

Individual exercises & cases 10%

Group cases 10%

Midterm Evaluation 30%

Final Evaluation 40%

Evaluation Criteria
Basic Bibliography

Reference textbook for principles of finance:
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Brealey, R., Myers, S. et al., McGraw-Hill Education; 13th Edition 2019.

Additional Material