Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: ACF211
Module Title: Corporate Finance
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: International Business School
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
This module provides students with an introductory knowledge of corporate finance theory and investment decisions. It covers issues that financial managers and corporate decision makers are facing. The main objectives of this module hence rest in providing students with a sound understanding of: (i) the central aspects of financial decision making in corporations, (ii) how to evaluate firms, (iii) working capital management, and (iv) mergers and acquisition. It equips students with the necessary skills to apply corporate finance methods to real-world problems
Learning outcomes 
A. Have a sound understanding of important decisions that financial managers make concerning corporate finance.

B. Demonstrate understanding of the methods and techniques that financial managers use in decision making.

C. Appreciate the framework in which financial issues and problems are presented, providing a foundation for appropriate analysis.


Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures: Student will be exposed to theoretical knowledge and corresponding real-life examples of corporate finance during lectures. Tutorials: In addition to lectures, students will also take part in guided independent study, which will be discussed in tutorials. In these sessions, students will be asked to reflect on the theory learnt in lectures and apply their knowledge to practical cases.
Syllabus 
Capital Budgeting

Advanced Firm Valuation

Long-term Financing

Short-term Financing

Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate Governance

International Corporate Finance


Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    7      117  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Presentation 15.00
2 Coursework 85.00

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