|Short Description:||Introduction Corporate Finance|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Business|
|Student contribution band :||Band 4|
|ASCED code :||081101 - Banking and Finance|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
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/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
The objective of the financial manager is to create market value for shareholders. In this course, the concepts and tools that are needed to make decisions consistent with an increase in the market value of the firm's shares are examined. The concepts and tools that are covered include free cash flow, interest rates and market efficiency, the time value of money and the valuation of future cash flows, risk and return, bond and share valuation, capital budgeting, the cost of capital, working capital management, capital structure and dividend policy.