FINA5602 Strategic Corporate Finance

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit moves past the technical calculations and mathematics of finance (such as the calculation of Net Present Value) to look at the strategic application of corporate finance theories and frameworks in local and international real-world strategic transactions. The unit explores the decision making process from the perspective of senior management and the Board of Directors.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) explain the strategic rationale behind a strategic corporate transaction; (2) identify, collect, analyse and distil information from multiple sources to make relevant and appropriate business decisions in relation to a strategic corporate transaction; (3) determine and apply strategically relevant and appropriate theories and frameworks for a given practical strategic corporate transaction; and (4) identify and effectively communicate the most appropriate corporate financial course of action for a range of strategic corporate transaction scenarios.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) case assignments and (2) take-home final assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
FINA5530 Managerial Finance; enrolment in the Master of Business Administration (coursework)
or
the Master of Business Administration (coursework and dissertation);
or
approval from the Faculty of Business only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience.
Approved quota: 40—preference is given to full-time students.
Contact hours
intensive: 5 sessions (7–8 hours) which may include lectures/seminars/workshops
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