Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Corporate Finance and TVM
    • Time Value of Money & Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
    • Valuation of Bonds & Stocks
    • Workshop TVM
    • Project Evaluation
    • Capital Investment Decisions
    • Risk & Return
    • Cost of Capital & Capital Budgeting
    • Efficient Capital Markets and Long Term Financing
    • Capital Structure
    • Dividends & Other Payments
    • Course Revision
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media

Upon successful completion of the subject you will be able to:

  1. apply design thinking to investment and financing problems in order to develop appropriate solutions
  2. apply research principles and methods to design innovative options and solutions for, and make reasoned judgments about, problems and issues in contemporary business practice
  3. select, communicate and advocate desirable solutions that will address investment and financing problems
  4. synthesis and apply a contemporary business finance knowledge, accepting the importance of ongoing continuous learning.
  • Assignment 1 - Weekly Quizzes (25%)
  • Assignment 2 - Weekly Discussion Form (25%)
  • Assignment 3 - Invigilated Exam (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • RMI-OMBA220

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Financial managers face three types of key decisions: what investments should be made, how investments should be financed and what dividend policy should a firm take. This unit will develop a framework for analysing a firm’s investment, financing and dividend policy decisions, providing concepts and analytical tools that are based on the fundamental principles of modern financial theory.

You will examine financial markets and the key financial tools used in managing organisations. You will investigate financial mathematic techniques, the valuation of debt and equity securities, corporate capital budgeting, risk and diversification, efficient market hypothesis, weighted average cost of capital, capital structure theory and dividend policy

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