Corporate Finance - 2018

Unit summary

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  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2018: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Case Study (35%) , Invigilated Exam (45%) - Learn more

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2018 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 1,368.00
HECS 1,368.00
International 1,618.00

This Unit focuses on aspects of the corporate finance theories and tools and techniques to facilitate financial decision making. It aims to expose students to and familiarise them with corporate sector financial management by examining the main issues faced by financial managers of public companies. Topics covered are: Information asymmetry and signalling, agency theory, capital markets and sources of funds, capital budgeting under uncertainty, capital structure, dividend policy, and market for corporate control and corporate governance.

Introduction to economic concepts and principles, Demand and supply analysis, Elasticity ,Economic Efficiency,

Market failure, Introduction to macroeconomics, Unemployment and inflation, Model of aggregate demand and aggregate supply, Global markets.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. examine Theories of Corporate Finance and their Limitations
  2. apply financial management tools and techniques
  3. analyse information relating to sources and uses of capital from a CFO perspective
  4. evaluate financial policies of public corporations.
  • Case Study (35%)
  • Invigilated Exam (45%)
  • Mid-study period test (20%)
For more information on invigilated exams see Exams and results

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Introduction - Capital Budgeting
2Risk and Return Cost of Capital
3Cost of Capital Valuations
4Debt Policy
5Capital Structure
6Dividend Policy
7Financial Analysis
8Corporate Governance
9IPO, SEO and RI
10Mergers and Acquisition
11Corporate Restructuring

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media

Online materials

  • Online Assessment
  • Resources and Links

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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