This is the basic Finance course.

Financial decisions are of fundamental importance for modern economies and have significant explicit or implicit influence on both corporations and private investors. Finance has now become one of the most successful and active fields of research and application in management and economics. The theoretical basis of finance is strongly diverse integrating fields such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, mathematics, statistics, operational research, information technology, decision sciences, etc. This course aims at introducing students to the theory and practice of financial management. At the same time, it

will present the necessary knowledge and tools for solving specific practical problems. It deals with the three key decisions in corporate finance concerning: Investments, Financing and Dividends. The presentation is focused on developed markets, such as those of US and Europe, but reference is also made to emerging markets and the Greek markets.