This course aims to provide students with the basic concepts and practices for corporate valuation. The course is an advanced corporate finance course, essentially practical and case-based. After this course, students are expected to able to apply the main methods for corporate valuation, financial methods and relative valuation specifically.
By the end of this course, the student should have acquired
(1) Knowledge and understanding: Develop a consistent ability in basic corporate valuation practices and methods.
(2) Applying knowledge and understanding: Read and understand a professional valuation report, draft a simplified business valuation report following the schemes used by financial analysts and practitioners, and apply the main valuation models consistently, depending on the different entities under valuation.
(3) Making judgements: Through the analyses and discussions of real corporate valuation cases and the critical reading of data and real situations, develop the skills to properly apply the tools presented in the course to new and previously uncovered valuation issues.
(4) Communication skills: Acquire adequate analytical exposure of corporate valuation issues.
(5) Learning skills: Acquire the skills necessary for the concrete application of the specific knowledge and skills acquired during the course.