2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Corporate Finance I|
|Offered||Semester 1, Semester 2, Winter School, Summer School - December and Summer School - Main|
|Assumed Knowledge||(ECMT1010 or BUSS1020) and BUSS1040 or (ECON1001 and ECON1002)|
|Additional Information||Study in Finance commences in second year. BUSS1020 (or ECMT1010) and BUSS1040 (or ECON1001 and ECON1002) are recommended for all students wanting to study Finance.|
|Lectures||1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial per week|
|Assessment||mid-semester exam (20%), major assignment (30%) and final exam (50%)|
|Description||This unit provides an introduction to basic concepts in corporate finance and their application to (1) valuation of risky assets including stocks, bonds and entire corporations, (2) pricing of equity securities, and (3) corporate financial policy decisions including dividend, capital structure and risk management policies. An emphasis is placed on the application of ideas and current practices in each of these areas.|