Principles of Finance (9520.1)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|HECS Bands:||2, 3|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Information Systems & Accounting|
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In this unit, students will be exposed to a number of different sub-fields within finance. They will learn how to determine which projects have the best potential payoff, to manage investments, and even to value stocks. In essence, finance asks: If I give you money today, how much money will I get back in the future? Though the answer to this question will vary from case to case, by the time students finish this unit, they will know how to find the answer.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the objectives of the financial managers and how the structure of a corporation affects financial decisions;
2. Explain how the financial manager uses and analyses the income statement, the balance sheet statement, and the statement of cash flows to make better informed decisions;
3. Explain the concept of time value of money and how the present value calculation is related to the future value calculation;
4. Explain the different components of a company's capital structure;
5. Apply the WACC formula for estimating a company's cost of capital;
6. Explain the use of the CAPM model for estimating valuations of a company's rate of return; and
7. Use a spread sheet program to prepare an analysis of a company's financial statements and stock data.
- UCI - Lingnan Institute for Further Education, Hong Kong
150 learning hours in online self-paced mode.
6392 Business Finance