Corporate Finance

Course ID
MCN 540
Level
Graduate
Semester
Term 2
ECTS Credits
5
Method
Lecture

The course offers a framework of financial management. It is taught from the viewpoint of a corporate financial manager trying to maximize stockholder wealth.

Topics include risk and rates of return, time value of money, debt and equity, cost of capital, capital budgeting, capital structure and leverage and dividend policy. Upon successful completion of this course, you should understand: the relationship of risk and return; how financial risk is measured; how to calculate and interpret present and future values; how to calculate a firm’s cost of capital; how corporations select projects; the determinants of capital structure choice; and, factors that affect dividend policy.

Learning Outcomes:

  • The importance of corporate finance for any business
  • The relationship of risk and return and how financial risk is measured
  • How to measure return on investments
  • The determinants of capital structure choice; and, factors that affect dividend policy
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