Develop the skills to ask the big financial questions. Gain insight into finance theories. Learn the tools and techniques that facilitate decision making. Understand economic concepts, and get familiar with the financial sector.
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- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- examine Theories of Corporate Finance and their Limitations
- apply financial management tools and techniques
- analyse information relating to sources and uses of capital from a CFO perspective
- evaluate financial policies of public corporations.
- Introduction - Capital Budgeting
- Risk and Return Cost of Capital
- Cost of Capital Valuations
- Debt Policy
- Capital Structure
- Dividend Policy
- Financial Analysis
- Corporate Governance
- IPO, SEO and RI
- Mergers and Acquisition
- Corporate Restructuring
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
No special requirements
This subject 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.
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- Group Assignment (50%)
- Online Time Restricted Assignment (50%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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