Financial Management I

Course outline


General Information:


School: Economics & Social Sciences

Department: Business Administration

Level of Studies: Undergraduate

Course code: 302

Semester: C

Course title: Financial Management I


Weekly teaching hours: 4

Type of course: mandatory/general background

Prerequisite courses: No

Language of instruction and exams: Greek

The course is offered to Erasmus students: No

Course URL:

Learning outcomes:

Upon the successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

-     be aware of the basic concepts of Finance and Management

-     understand and analyze the financial statements of products

-     manage bonds and study the correlation of risk and return.

General Skills:

-     Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information, using the necessary technologies

-     Adaptation to new situations

-     Decision making

-     Autonomous work

-     Teamwork

-     Work in an international environment

-     Work in an interdisciplinary environment

-     Generating new research ideas

-     Project planning and management

-     Respect for diversity and multiculturalism

-     Respect for the natural environment

-     Demonstration of social, professional and ethical responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

-     Development of criticism and self-criticism

-     Promotion of free, creative and inductive thinking

-     Other skills

Moreover, the course aims to develop the following general skills:

-     Critical ability and self-criticism

-     Ability to cooperate

-     Interpersonal skills

-     Search data using the necessary technologies

Course Content:

Basic concepts of Financial science and Financial management.

-     Understanding financial statements. Part 1: The structure

-     Understanding financial statements. Part 2: Analysis and Management.

-     Bonds and their management.

-     Risk and return.

-     Market efficiency and Behavioral Finance

-     Financial Derivatives and Application to Corporate Financing.

-     Cost of Capital Investment Plans

-     Capital Investment Budget

-     Other forms of Financing: lease, preferred shares, warrants and convertible bonds.

-     Activities

Teaching & Learning Methods - Evaluation

-     Method of delivery: face-to-face

-     Use of information and communication technologies: Use of information and communication technologies in teaching, laboratory education, communication with students. Electronic communication with students, learning-process support through the “e-class” online platform.

Activities & Semester Workload

Lectures: 13

Laboratory practice: 26

Study of references: 40

Submission of assignments: 40

Exam preparation: 40

Final exams: 2

Total: 161


Evaluation of students:

-     Multiple Choice Exercises or Short Essay Development Questions, or Oral examination (90%)

-     Exercise solving (10%)

Recommended bibliography:

Χρηματοοικονομική Διοίκηση. Από τη Θεωρία στην Πράξη.  Brigham, E., Ehrhardt, E., M. & Fox, R. Εκδ. Π.Χ.Πασχαλίδης.

Χρηματοοικονομική Διοίκηση. Θεωρία και Πρακτική. Βασιλείου Δημήτριος και Ηρειώτης Νικόλαος.

Κοινωνική Χρηματοοικονομική. Ρίσκο, απόδοση, κοινωνικός αντίκτυπος. Ανδρέας Ανδρικόπουλος. Εκδ. Προπομπός