FINA5635 Corporate Finance
- 6 points
|Not available in 2020||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit examines financing and payout decisions from a corporate financial manager's viewpoint and develops skills in financial management and decision making. Topics include dividend and capital structure decisions, estimation of weighted average cost of capital, mergers and acquisitions, equity financing decision and corporate governance.
- Students are able to (1) explain the effect of investment and financing decisions on firm value; (2) identify the trade-offs in capital structure decisions; (3) develop effective communication skills; and (4) demonstrate self-management and independent learning skills.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) group assignment and (2) examinations (mid-semester: 25 per cent, final: 45 per cent). Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit rules
- ACCT5432 Introductory Financial Accounting and FINA5432 Introduction to Finance
- FINA2222 Corporate Financial Policy
- Contact hours
- lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.