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 II|
|Offered||Semester 1, Semester 2 and Summer School - Main|
|Prerequisites||FINC2011 or FINC2001|
|Lectures||1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week|
|Assessment||mid-semester exam (15%), essay (20%), final exam (65%)|
|Description||This unit builds on FINC2011 Corporate Finance I, by extending basic concepts in corporate financing, investing and risk management. The first half of the unit is devoted to current theories of corporate financing and their practical application in corporate investment and capital budgeting. The second half of the unit examines securities and securities markets with an emphasis on pricing, investment characteristics and, importantly, their use by corporations to manage risk. The securities examined include: bonds and related fixed income products; futures; options; and securities denominated in foreign currencies. The goal of the unit is to broaden students\\\' knowledge of corporate finance in preparation for further study in finance in third year.|