Intermediate Corporate Finance (FINC6001)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit extends some of the fundamental concepts introduced in FINC5001 Capital Markets and Corporate Finance, and develops a rigorous framework for the analysis and understanding of key aspects of corporate financial decision making. Fundamental concepts in corporate finance are extended to more complex settings. The unit examines more advanced approaches to asset pricing and capital budgeting. New topics are covered in relation to derivative securities and real options applications in capital budgeting. The issues of the cost of capital, corporate capital structure, and corporate dividend policy, are extended to cover the interaction of corporate and personal taxation, agency problems, and information signalling.

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Classes

1x 3hr seminar per week

Assessment

Class test (30%), practical exercises (10%), revision quiz (10%) and final examination (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

FINC5001

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