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FIN1101 Introduction to Corporate Finance

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business
School or Department : School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Version produced : 8 March 2013

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.

Synopsis

This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of corporate finance. The objective of the financial manager is to maximise the market value of the firm's shares. In this course, the concepts and tools that are needed to make decisions that increase the market value of the firm's shares are examined. The concepts and tools that are covered include the valuation of future cash flows, the valuation of shares and bonds, capital budgeting, risk and return, capital structure, dividend policy and risk management. Whilst the main focus of the course is the Australian business environment, the tools are quite general and apply with only minor changes to most business environments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2011 External
Semester 3, 2011 On-campus Springfield