Postgraduate Catalogue of Courses 2012/2013
BU5015 - Issues in Corporate Finance
Credit Points: 20
Course Co-ordinator: To be confirmed.
Pre-requisite(s): Students must be registered for Postgraduate programmes in Finance & Investment Management, Corporate Finance, or Accounting & Finance.
This course will draw mainly on theories and practice of Corporate Finance in order to introduce students to theories, concepts and techniques of analysis that are typical of situations faced by financial managers within a corporate entity.
The course’s basic aims may be organised into four groups:
(i) How can companies value investments?
(ii) How can companies minimise the failure of a project?
(iii) How can companies finance their investments, decide on dividends and manage financial planning?
(iv) How can companies change their ownership and control?
12 x 2hr lectures, 6 x 2hr seminars
1 x 3hr written examination (80%), continuous assessment (20%)