UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

FINA4482 Advanced Corporate Finance

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Finance [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content This unit covers the theory and research findings on capital structure decisions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and adopts a strategic approach to corporate finance and firm structure.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) articulate a critique of the current theory and state of knowledge on the determinants of capital structure; (2) identify the puzzles and gaps in the research; (3) provide an evaluation of the costs and benefits of different corporate governance structures; (4) relate research findings to current debates in corporate finance and governance; and (5) understand the determinants of mergers and acquisitions, the factors driving successful mergers and identify the remaining gaps and puzzles in this area of research.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Jing Yu
Unit rules
Prerequisites: FINA3324 Investment Analysis or equivalent
Contact hours lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/FINA4482/SEM-2/2017

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