Emanuele
Bajo


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

Emanuele Bajo is Full Professor of Finance at the University of Bologna and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at Bologna Business School. He is also Director of the Master in Finance and Fintech. He has been Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University and Visiting Scholar at Boston College, San Diego State University and 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 (Convertible bonds and Corporate risk management).
He is 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 leading financial web sites in Italy.

COURSES

CORE COURSE - Corporate finance is one of the areas closest 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, determine company capital costs, optimize the choice of financial structures, 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.



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.