Bayes Business School courses

Advanced Corporate Finance

The aim of this course is to develop an understanding of modern corporate finance so that the corporate manager, the investment banker and the financial analyst will have the conceptual foundations for making informed corporate assessments of key financial decisions. This course provides students with an in-depth knowledge of corporate finance, complemented with cases and discussions of real life examples.

Corporate Risk Management

The module will make it possible for you to acquire an understanding of the principal objectives and constraints of corporate risk management. The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of the multinational corporation, the global risk management markets and the use of derivatives and other hedges to mitigate risk exposures.

Financial Statement Analysis

The ability to understand and analyse financial statement information is a key skill in a wide range of business activities, from managing a corporation to investing in securities. This module leverages many materials from bulge bracket and boutique investment banks to showcase how various techniques covered in the module are used by professionals from the Wall Street, providing students with hands-on experience in analysing and interpreting financial information disclosed by firms listed on major stock exchanges.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Students will learn how companies use M&A transactions to implement their strategic plans and how such transactions are structured and analysed.

Emphasis is given to applied financial analysis, case studies are used throughout the module and lectures are complemented by guest presentations given by M&A practitioners.

All courses are 15 credits, 3 hours per week in lectures, 12 hours per week self directed study.

Electives offered in 2023

  • Advanced Company Valuation
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Ethics, Society and the Finance Sector
  • Hedge Funds
  • Intro to Python
  • Private Equity Investment
  • Technical Analysis and Trading Systems
  • VBA with Application for Finance.

Assessment methods

Assessed essays, Presentations, Problem sets, Group presentations, Group projects.