ProgrammesModule: Corporate Finance
Course Title: Corporate Finance
Course Code: UU-MBA-752-MW
Programme: Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Finance - MW
The course provides students with an understanding of, and ability to apply the tools and methodologies of contemporary finance theory. It explores the financial decision-making processes of organizations, the role of financial managers and the scope/remit of their decision making.
The course aims at exposing students to the main corporate finance principles that would assist them analyse and examined corporate finance in the decision-making process
Module Learning Outcomes
After completion of the course students should be able to:
- Explain the implications of the overarching strategic objectives of the organization for the finance function.
- Discuss the role of the organization’s financial managers in realizing these strategic objectives.
- Evaluate the different sources of corporate finance (e.g. equity, debt, retained earnings), and be able to explain the relative advantages and disadvantages of each source.
- Determine how risk and the cost of capital impact on investment appraisal, and explain how such factors affect the value of a capital project.
- Assess the external and internal influences on a corporation’s capital structure, payout policy and policy in respect of risk management (via insurance, derivatives, and other instruments).
- Explain how the corporation’s capital structure, payout policy and risk policy impact upon investment decisions.
Prerequisites: UU-MBA-710-MW, UU-MBA-717-MW, UU-M-IND100, UU-FNT-203, UU-MBA-709-MW, UU-MBA-708-MW, UU-MBA-750-MW, UU-MBA-751-MW
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Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)