Scheda insegnamento


L'insegnamento contribuisce al perseguimento degli Obiettivi di Sviluppo Sostenibile dell'Agenda 2030 dell'ONU.

Istruzione di qualità

Anno Accademico 2020/2021

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

At the end of the course students will be able to understand and apply the main financial principles and concepts: they will understand why and how financial intermediation exists, how the basics of mathematical finance should be applied in the evaluation of financing contracts and financial instruments; how to invest in a portfolio, taking into account both expected returns and risks; how the monetary policy is related to what they learn in this course and how to interpret the current issues on financial markets.


It's a typical financial markets, instruments and intermediaries course, addressing the following main topics:

  • principles of finance
  • financial equivalence
  • banking services
  • mortgage evaluations and amortization
  • principles of valuation
  • basic financial instruments and their pricings
  • uncertainty and risk measures
  • risk and return relation in financial markets
  • capital asset pricing model
  • investment portfolios and performances



Principles of Finance with Excel - 2nd or 3rd Edition (Oxford University Press)

Teacher Handouts

Metodi didattici

Theory and practice (with excel) are continuously alternated during classes.

Modalità di verifica e valutazione dell'apprendimento

The final Exam will be in the Lab, on an Excel file, in which the students will find both exercises and theoretical questions.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Excel in the Lab and Powerpoint presentations.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Fabrizio Palmucci