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Corporate Financial Management

Overview of the unit

Unit code: FIN80005
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

The aim of the unit is to foster a robust financial awareness in students and enable them to make informed investment and financing decisions for sustainable value creation. It helps students to distinguish between ‘opportunities’ and ‘traps’ as well as the relationship between risk and reward. It is intended to create appropriate practical skills of seeking out information, looking at a problem from the perspectives of leadership challenges, marketing imperatives,technological changes, strategic fits, and financial prudence, and engaging into meaningful debate on those issues.

Content

  • The role of finance in business
  • The goal of financial management
  • The concept and use of time value of money
  • Valuation of shares and securities
  • Capital budgeting decisions
  • Capital market efficiency
  • Risk and return
  • Cost of Capital
  • Capital structure and leverage analysis
  • Financing decision for a growing firm

This unit is found in Master of Professional Accounting.