Financial Management (DLMBFNE)

Module Title: Financial Management

Module No.:


Semester / Term:



1 Semester

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Regularly offered in:


Workload: 150 h

Credit Points: 5

Admission Requirements:


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Contributing Courses to Module:


Self-study: 90 h
Self-examination: 30h
Tutorials: 30 h

Course Coordinator(s) / Tutor(s):

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Module Director:

Dr. Tobias Broweleit

References to Other Programs:

• Master of Business Administration

References to Other Modules in the Program:

• Corporate Finance

Qualification and Educational Objectives of the Module:

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • recognize and evaluate different equity and debt financing alternatives as well as internal and external sources of funding.
  • recognize the role that financial markets play in providing funding for companies and how these markets interact with companies.
  • explain the tension between risk and return.
  • recognize the importance of portfolio diversification and utilize the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) to evaluate financial instruments together with costs of capital.
  • describe options, option pricing, and how options are used in financial management.
  • critically discuss questions regarding the optional capital structure of a company from a theoretic and practical perspective.

Course Content of the Module:

  • Introduction to finance
  • Legal forms of businesses and corporate governance
  • Discounted-cash-flow valuation
  • Risk vs. return
  • Options and option pricing
  • Capital structure policy

Teaching Methods:

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Percentage of the Module Grade Relative to the Final Grade for the Program:


Prerequisites to Qualify for Assessment:


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Exam, 90 min (100%)