Study programme 2020-2021Français
Financial Theory and Analysis
Programme component of Bachelor's à la Warocqué School of Business and Economics

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q2

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UW-B3-SGEGIG-002-MCompulsory UECROQUET MélanieW751 - Finance
  • CROQUET Mélanie

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français382200066.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
W-FINA-001Financial Theory and Analysis - AAEP3614000Q1
W-FINA-003Financial Theory and Analysis - AAEHP28000Q1
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Implement an academic view on knowledge, particularly through the mastery of methods and literature research tools.
    • Understand, synthesise and discuss complex information and texts on economics and management.
  • Actively master the fundamental concepts and models of economic sciences and management sciences
    • Identify and explain the concepts, principles and models of fundamental theoretical trends in economic sciences and management sciences and their applications.
    • Understand how organisations and markets work
    • Understand the methods and tools adapted to the field of economics and management
  • Acquire basic methodological tools necessary for scientific inquiry in the field of economics and management.
    • Describe the principles of methodological approaches (objectives, methods, techniques and tools) to understand and explain the functioning of organisations and markets.
  • Critically compare knowledge acquired to real situations.
    • Identify and explain the concepts, principles and models of fundamental theoretical trends in economic sciences and management sciences and their applications.
  • Demonstrate working and analytical rigour.
    • Be rigorous and independent in learning, particularly through adequate planning of activities to be undertaken in order to best utilise the time available.
    • Develop their scientific curiosity and open-mindedness

Learning Outcomes of UE

Understand and apply the basic knowledges in the field of the corporate finance and the finance of market

Content of UE

Corporate finance and financial markets

Prior Experience

see Prerequisite of learning unit

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

written examination (100%) (oral examination is possible)

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

written examination (100%) (oral examination is possible)

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques
  • Etudes de cas
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Travaux pratiques
  • Etudes de cas

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
W-FINA-001Yann Le Fur, Pascal Quiry et al. (2019), "Finance d'entreprise 2020", 18ème édition, Broché, 1220 pages
Richard Brealey, Stewart Myers & Franklin Allen (2019), "Principles of Corporate Finance, Mc Graw-Hill Education, 13th Edition, 994 pages.
Pascal Alphonse, Gerard Desmuliers, Pascal Grandin & Michel Levasseur (2017), "Gestion de portefeuille et marchés financiers", Pearson Education, 2ème édition, 640 pages.
W-FINA-003See W-FINA-001

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
W-FINA-001Alchian  A. & Demsetz H.(1972), " Production, Information Costs, and Economic Organization ", American Economic Review, vol. 62, n° 5.
Berle A. & Means, G. (1932), "", New York, Macmillan, 1932
Coase R. (1937), "The Nature of the Firm", Economica, 4(16), p.386-405. 
Jensen M.C. & Meckling W.H., " Theories of the Firm : Managerial Behaviour, Agency Costs, and Ownership Structure ", Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 3, n° 4, octobre 1976
Kahneman D. & Tversky A. (1979), "Prospect Theory : An analysis of Decision Under Risk", Econometrica, 47, pp.263-291
Lintner J. (1965), "The Valuation of Risk Assets and Selection of Risky Investments in Stock Portfolios and Capital Budgets ", Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol.47, pp.13-37.
Markowitz H. (1952), "Portfolio Selection ", Journal of Finance, vol. 7, mars, pp. 77-91.
Mossin J. (1966), "Equilibrium in a Capital Market", Econometrica, Vol.34, pp.768-783
Sharpe W.F. (1963), "A Simplified Model for Portfolio Analysis", Management Science, janvier, 277-293
Sharpe W.F. (1964), "Capital Asset Prices: A Theory of Market Equilibrium Under Conditions of Risk ", Journal of Finance, vol.19, n°3, pp.425-442

W-FINA-003See W-FINA-001

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
W-FINA-001Not applicable
W-FINA-003Not applicable
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
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