|Course code PACC6003||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Business School|
The course provides an introduction to corporate financial theory and application of theory to problems relevant to managers. Topics covered will include: specification of corporate objectives, evaluation of investment projects, alternative sources of finance, risk, the operation of capital markets, the financing decision, the dividend decision, and the cost of capital.
Available in 2014
|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 the sources of finance and investment
3. the time value of money and financial mathematics
4. the evaluation of investment projects
5. the concept of risk
6. risk management and the pricing of risky assets
7. capital structure
8. dividend payout decisions
9. the cost of capital.
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for PACC6003|