|Course code PACC6003||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School|
The course provides an introduction to corporate finance theories and how these theories can be applied to problems relevant to managers. Topics covered will include: corporate objectives, operations of capital markets, alternative sources of finance, dividend decision, financing decision, cost of capital, time value of money, evaluation of investment projects, and risk and return.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:|
1. Explain the importance of finance and risk in personal/business decisions;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the investment and financing decision processes of the firm;
3. Illustrate an understanding of the role cash flow estimates and analysis have in the decision processes;
4. Use basic financial mathematics;
5. Exhibit an understanding of how risky assets are priced;
6. Explain the concept of risk management and its importance to management.
|Content||Topics in this include but are not limited to:|
1. Identifying corporate objectives
2. Introduction to the capital market as sources of finance and investment
3. Alternatives sources of finance
4. Dividend payout decisions
5. Capital structures
6. Cost of capital
7. Time value of money and financial mathematics
8. Evaluation of investment projects
9. Concept of risk
10.Risk management and pricing of risky assets.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for PACC6003|