2020 Corporate Finance I

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Graduate major in Technology and Innovation Management
Yamamoto Mitoshi  Nakano Yumiharu 
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Course description and aims

Explain meanings of corporate finance and its task or problem. In order to increase corporate value, I will explain finance and finance related matters. For the improvement of corporate value, how to manage companies would be main target from the point of corporate finance.
I hope every student understands how interesting corporate finance is.

Student learning outcomes

1. Enjoy corporate finance
2. Understand finance, interest rate and so on
3. Learn about investment theory


Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Statements, Investment Theory

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
Understand broad picture of corporate finance

Class flow

I have 2 levels. Basic and advanced. First half is basic and second half is advanced. Communication between students is required. Contents may change according to students’ needs.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 What is Corporate Finance? 1 Difference of corporate finance and finance 2 Who is shareholder? What is share(Equity) 3 Difference of meanings of corporate finance: Japan and other country 4 Asset and Liability 5 Capital ratio 6 AI and corporate finance Learn and understand baseline of corporate finance
Class 2 Finance 1 Finance and Corporate Finance 2 Financial Statements 3 Asst , liability, profit and loss, and cash-flow 4 Expected return and risk 5 Going concern Understand role of financial statement
Class 3 Investment management 1 Investment 2 Investment of balance sheet and profit and loss statement 3 Investment gives profit? 4 ROA 5 Current Value 6 Quantification of risk Learn and understand investment and asset manegement
Class 4 Capital Raising: Owned capital 1 Equity will be made 2 Capital increase 3 Internal capital and fund raising 4 Capita increase and Balance sheet 5 ROA and ROE Understand capital and owned capital
Class 5 Capital raising :Debt capital 1 Debt capital 2 Which is better? Net worth or Debt capital? 3 Bonds: Corporate Bonds, Convertible Bonds, Warrant Bonds 4 Debt capital and balance sheet Understand debt capital
Class 6 Dividend 1 What is Dividend 2 How to measure dividend ? : Dividend yield 3 Shareholder return 4 Talk about 1 to 6 Learn meanings of dividend and role of Equity
Class 7 Current Value 1 Why we learn theory of finance 2 Current value 3 Risk and current value of cash flow Understand current value and method of calculation
Class 8 Value of Equity and value of corporation 1 Finance and Financial Products 2 How to theorise price of financial products 3 Theory of price of bonds 4 DCF(Discounted Cash Flow),DDM(Dividend Discount Model),RIM(Residual Income Model) Learn Co. Ltd and its Value

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.



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May give at classes

Assessment criteria and methods

Understanding level of Corporate Finance would be evaluated
Report: 100%, Class participation may be evaluated

Related courses

  • Corporate Finance Ⅱ

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)


Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Mitoshi Yamamoto m.yamamoto[at]ccrcenter.jp

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Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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