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School of Economics and Finance

ECOM105 - Valuation

Credits: 15

Module Convenor: Dr Goncalo Faria

Valuation is at the heart of many areas of finance such as value-based investing, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings. This course introduces students to company valuation. Starting with the estimation and forecasting of free cash flows it shows students how to value a company as the present discounted value of its future cash flows. It will also introduces other valuation tools such as use of multiples and real options. The course strongly emphasizes practical applications of these valuation tools.

Assessment: 80.0% Examination, 20.0% Coursework