Financing and Risk Management

Structure Type: Course
Code: TIA0102
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: as
Teacher Team: Nahan-Suomela, Rosmeriany ; Lautamäki, Satu
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-IB-2009   2 spring   3.0   2011-01-05   2011-06-17  
T-IB-2010   3 autumn   3.0   2012-08-24   2012-12-18  
T-IB-2011   3 autumn   3.0        
T-IB-2012   3 autumn   3.0        
T-IB-2013   2 spring   3.0        
IB-2014   2 spring   3.0        
IB-2015   2 spring   3.0        
IB-2016   2 spring   3.0        
IB-2017   2 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student is familiar with financial markets and institutions as well as financial projections and forecasting. He/She is able to evaluate financial performance and risk and he/she has the basic knowledge of working capital management and can calculate working capital. He understands the concepts useful in the analysis of financial problems.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 81 h
-of which scheduled studies: 39 h
-of which autonomous studies: 42 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of economics


Introduction to corporate financial management and financial markets. The financial environment: concepts and principles, cash flows. Basic valuation. Time value of money. Risk and returns. Working capital policy and marketable securities.

Regional Impact

There are various companies operating in the region and suitable cases used in classes.


International learning environment with international examples and cases

Recommended or Required Reading

- Gallagher, T. J. – Andrew, J.D. Financial Management. Principles and Practices. Prentice Hall.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exercises, individual studies project work.

Assessment Criteria

5. Student knows how to apply the field related knowledge broadly and assesses the applicability of the information critically. Knows how to analyze, evaluate and implement the development needs of the field in a customer-oriented way.

3 Student knows how to apply the field related knowledge broadly and professionally in diffrent situations. Knows how to choose and apply models critically and in a customer-oriented way in practical development work.

1 Student knows how to apply the field related knowledge broadly in different situations. Knows how to use appropriate models independently, diversely and from a customer-point of view in practical development situations.

Assessment Methods

Project report, a written assignment and a written exam. Numerical (0-5).