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PDC5321 Corporate Finance: Introductory Concepts

Units : 0.33
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business
School or Department : School of Accounting, Economics and Finance


Pre-requisite: For FBSC Group Students Only

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 <//>.


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 that form the basis of techniques that are used by financial managers to make decisions that are consistent with their efforts to increase the market value of the firm's shares are examined. The concepts and tools that are covered include the objective of financial management, cash flow analysis and financial mathematics. These concepts form the basis for the techniques of capital budgeting that are used by financial managers to choose projects that will contribute to the maximisation of the current market value of the firm's shares.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Full Year, 2011 External