Maritime Financial Management
The American College of Greece
Area of Study
Taught In English
AF 2006 Financial Accounting
EC 1000 Principles of Microeconomics
FN 2127 Introduction to Finance or FN 3105 Foundations of Corporate Finance
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The shipping finance market. Models of ship (asset) valuation. Sources of ship financing. Debt/equity structure decisions of a shipping company.
This course provides a practical understanding of the shipping industry, and capital markets and a fundamental understanding and knowledge of the pertinent issues involved in the capital structure choice of the shipping firm.
As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to:
1. Explain the shipping finance market (analysis)
2. Compare and contrast different sources of ship finance (evaluation)
3. Assess a ship finance transaction (evaluation)
4. Solve problems relating to the conclusion and operation of ship finance transactions (application)
METHOD OF TEACHING AND LEARNING:
In congruence with the teaching and learning strategy of the college, the following tools are used:
- Class lectures and seminar-style class discussion of key terms and concepts with appropriate examples. Use of case studies.
- Office hours: students are encouraged to make full use of the office hours of their instructor, where they can ask questions, see their exam paper, and/or go over lecture material.
- Use of blackboard site, where instructors post lecture notes, assignments instructions, timely announcements, as well as additional resources.