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Programme Master in Management
Academic Year Academic Year 2021/2022
Module/course Code OP92_MADRID
Delivery location Madrid
Language English
Course type Specialisation
Contact hours 120
ECTS M1 before 2020 16
ECTS M1 from 2020 20
Level 0 (year post baccalaureate)
Semester Spring
Module name Investment Banking - English track (Madrid)
Field (Discipline) Finance


Module/course Summary

​OutlineThis specialization is intended for students who want to pursue a professional career in Management with a specialized profile in the area of Investment Banking  The approach of the specialization is particularly useful for those students who look for the bridge between strategic and investment decisions on one hand and financing decisions on the other.  It bridges financial theory and practice and uses a large number of real cases that have strategic implications for companies. Its scope includes: from the basics of business analysis through accounting, corporate policies (debt vs. equity financing, risks, agency costs, etc.), to the final goal of shareholders’ value creation through the design of the capital structure, financial leverage, mergers and acquisitions, and other events such as bankruptcy and financial restructuring in different sectors. The specialization offers a holistic view of finance supported by a team of academics and practitioners. 

We strongly recommend this specialization to those who want to succeed in the area of Investment Banking (Raising Capital, Advising in M&A, or General Advisory Services (i.e., strategic planning, business valuations, financial restructurings, fairness opinions, etc.)), as well as in Consulting, or Securities Analysis.

The specialization comprises the following courses:

Core courses:
- Financial Theory and Corporate Policy (30h)
- Financial Analysis and Valuation (30h)
- Mergers and Acquisitions (30h)

Elective Courses:
- Private Equity (15h)
- Project Finance (15h)
- Financial Markets and European Institutions (15h)
- Sustainable Finance (15h)
Additionally, the following courses from the Real Estate specialization would be offered as another elective:
- Real Estate Finance and Investments (30h).

The specialization includes lectures, case studies, individual and group work, and the participation of guest speakers.