Corporate Finance

Course Introduction

The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the principles of corporate financial decision-making. These key elements build upon the valuation of firms, projects, and financial instruments and will be discussed and embedded into the broader context of core management disciplines as well as the business environment. A successful outcome of this course comprises the ability to understand the importance of corporate financial management and in particular the interaction between strategic and financial corporate decisions.

Course Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Pascal Gantenbein; Professor of Financial Management, University of Basel.

Guest Speakers:

Ernst & Young: Hannes Schobinger (CFA, Head Business Modeling Switzerland, Senior Manager M&A), Ernst & Young Ltd., Switzerland

Credit Suisse: Andreas Glaus (Managing Director), Marco Superina (Managing Director), Michael Kuehne (Associate), Victor von Kries (Associate), Credit Suisse (Switzerland)

BCG: Gerold Grasshoff (Partner), Boston Consulting Group

Note: All information is accurate for the 2017-2018 academic year and is subject to change for future classes