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LT013075 LRS28/TKMS13 Advanced Corporate Finance 6 ECTS
Organised by
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Mika Vaihekoski
Preceding studies
Completion of the courses LR05 and TKMY3 is strongly recommended.

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to deepen students' knowledge on advanced questions related to corporate finance, its practical application as well as empirical testing. The students learn how to read and understand research papers in corporate finance.


Capital budgeting methods, capital structure, valuation, debt capacity, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate risk management, and behavioral corporate finance. Empirical test methods in corporate finance (e.g., event studies) and the latest empirical research results.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Lectures 24 h in English (4 hours/week, Vaihekoski) and exercises 12 h in English (2 hours/week, Hannula).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In English
Written exam and Exercise(s)

Exam, home assignments, final project and group work.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Grade will be based on the exam, case presentation and home assignments.

Recommended year of study

3rd or 4th III

Study materials

1. EQUITY ASSET VALUATION. Jerald E. Pinto.../et al./2nd edition. Wiley 2010. Chapters specified by the lecturer.
2. COPELAND, T. E.; WESTON, J. F.; SHASTRI, K., Finance Theory and Corporate Policy. International Edition, 4th Ed. Pearson Higher Education 2005.  Chapters specified by the lecturer.
3. DAMODARAN, A., Applied Corporate Finance. 3rd edition. Wiley 2010. Chapters specified by the lecturer.
4. Lecture notes and other material required by the lecturer.

Further information

This course is offered every other year and alternate every other year with course KTS14/TKMS11/LRS26 Yritysrahoituksen teoria.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Accounting and Finance
Department of Accounting and Finance
Turku School of Economics
Department of Economics
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance
Business Law
Quantitative Methods in Management