This Unit is concerned with Corporate Finance. The central issues in Corporate Finance are how to acquire and employ or invest funds efficiently. Concepts in Corporate Finance are explored as a set of ideas and principles that work together and their application to corporate financial policy decisions including dividend, capital structure and risk management.
|Unit name||Corporate Finance|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Economics and Finance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- LO1: Analyse the theory and practical problems of corporate finance in the modern business environment.
- LO2: Appraise the way corporate managers use financial theory to solve practical problems.
- LO3: Apply underlying theories, concepts, assumptions, limitations and arguments to make corporate finance decisions within real-world constraints.
- LO4: Demonstrate communication skills to present corporate finance issue and possible solutions in a competent manner.
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BEA112 or BFA107 or BFA208
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week. Please check the unit outline for details.
Test (20%), Tutorial participation (10%), Case study (20%), Final exam (50%).
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Ross, S., Drew, M., Walk, R., Westerfield, R., & Jordan, B., (7th edn), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, McGraw-Hill Australia Pty Limited, 2016.
Texas Instrument BAII Plus Financial Calculator
In addition to the texts/software recommended above, you are also expected to be familiar with the key academic journals in the discipline from which useful insights may be derived. In particular, you are encouraged to review regularly the relevant papers that are published in: Wall Street Journals, CBS, Yahoo Finance, etc.
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