Course unit title Corporate Finance (Financial Management)
Name and e-mail of the lecturer

Assoc. Prof. Vanya Tsonkova, PhD
vdtsonkova@gmail.com

Course code 20167626
Learning activities and teaching methods Lectures, discussions, individual and group assignments
ECTS 4
Contact hours 15
Course content ( maximum 700 characters)

Corporate finance is one of the leading units in the financial system and financial management is one of the most important and essential functions in the management of the business entities.

In modern terms, when trying to define the main goal of financial management we focus more and more on maximizing the market value of the company with activating of corporate control. As key aspects of financial management in relation to achieving the strategic objective, are outlined:

  • financing of company activity;
  • investment decisions;
  • dividend policy.

These aspects are of interest not only for the management team and the current owners, but also for creditors, potential investors, staff, government, etc.

Purpose of the course is to systematically clarify the issues related to the financial management focusing on the principles applicable to joint stock companies, proceeding from the fact that they are the most advanced and powerful entities in modern conditions, with various opportunities for funding and investment of accumulated resources. Most principles, however, also apply to other forms of business organization – both personal and limited companies.

The course complies with accounting and tax regulations, with dynamic environment and current needs that the financial management of contemporary companies face.

Assessment method Individual or group assignment