Emanuele
Bajo


Bajo
Italy Full Professor of Corporate Finance University of Bologna Core Faculty
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BIO

Emanuele Bajo (PhD in Finance at Catholic University of Milan) is Full Professor of Finance at the University of Bologna and Associate Dean for Full Time Programs at the Bologna Business School. He is also Director of the Master in Finance and Fintech. In the past he has been Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, San Diego State University, Visiting Researcher at Boston College and Visiting Professor at the University of Queensland. His research interests and major publications are mainly related to IPO, Household Finance and Corporate Risk Management. He has published numerous articles in prestigious finance journals (among others, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Banking and Finance) and two books. He is Executive Editor of the Journal of Economics and Business. In the past he also worked in business consulting and he is the founder of the web site Borse.it, one of the first financial web sites in Italy.

COURSES

The course provides a framework for understanding and analyzing investment and financial decisions of corporations. Lectures and readings provide an introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting, capital structure decisions, corporate cost of capital, initial and seasoned equity offerings and an introduction to corporate risk management. Most of the topics presented during the course will also be analyzed and studied using a case study approach.

Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods
Food and Wine
Supercars, Superbikes and Motorsports
Green Energy and Sustainable Businesses

The course provides a framework for understanding and analysing investment and financial decisions of corporations. Lectures and readings provide an introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting, capital structure decisions, corporate cost of capital, initial and seasoned equity offerings and an introduction to corporate risk management.

Executive MBA (International)

Corporate finance is one of the closest areas to the strategic management of a company. It comes into play in investment and financing decisionmaking and in extraordinary operations. The course provides the basic theoretical and methodological tools necessary to evaluate investment decisions, to determine company capital costs, to optimize the choice of financial structures, to evaluate companies, operation of companies, how the principle tools to aquire risk capital work, the detection of the main areas for corporate governance and its implications vis-à-vis the company’s objectives, the main financial risks and the derivatives used to cover them.

Executive MBA

This course enables executives to use financial tools to make better decisions. The teaching method combines class lectures and discussions to case studies and spreadsheet modelling to get a deeply and insightful understanding of topics in corporate finance. These topics include, but are not limited to, capital budgeting, project and company valuation and the optimal financing and hedging decisions.

The course provides a framework for understanding and analysing investment and financial decisions of corporations. Lectures and readings provide an introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting, capital structure decisions, corporate cost of capital, initial and seasoned equity offerings and an introduction to corporate risk management.

Automation and Robotics

The course provides a framework for understanding and analysing investment and financial decisions of corporations. Lectures and readings provide an introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting, capital structure decisions, corporate cost of capital, initial and seasoned equity offerings and an introduction to corporate risk management.

Hybrid MBA

The course deals with financial risk management with an emphasis on the recognition of price risk and on financial risk management tools from the point of view of the company. A significant part of the course is dedicated to the analysis of derivatives and their use in risk management.

Finance and Fintech