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FINC206 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance

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The theory and application of why and how optimal corporate financial decisions are made. Designed to prepare students to develop leadership skills necessary for making value-changing financial decisions that maximise firm value.

This paper is designed to prepare students to develop leadership skills necessary to make value-changing financial decisions that maximise firm value.

Paper title Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
Paper code FINC206
Subject Finance
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $872.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,405.05

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Prerequisite
(BSNS 102 or BSNS 112) and (BSNS 107 or BSNS 115) and (BSNS 108 or BSNS 114) (each passed with a grade of at least C+)
Restriction
ACFI 201, ACCT 213, FINC 201
Schedule C
Commerce
Contact

Tu.Nguyen@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Tu Nguyen

Paper Structure
This paper is designed to prepare students to develop leadership skills necessary to make value-changing financial decisions that maximise firm value.
Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught via lectures and tutorials.

Textbooks
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 3rd Edition, by Jonathan Berk, Peter DeMarzo, and Jarrad Harford, ISBN: 9781488607028 (2014).
Course outline
View the course outline for FINC 206
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to

  1. Analyse firm financial statements
  2. Evaluate financial decisions using tools based on the time value of money
  3. Apply different valuation techniques to shares and bonds
  4. Use capital budgeting to identify optimal investment decisions
  5. Develop the skills to conduct firm valuation
  6. Conduct analysis on firm long-term financing in the form of equity and debt
  7. Evaluate firm capital structure and payout policy
  8. Understand and evaluate mergers and acquisitions

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 29-34, 36-41
T2 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 29-34, 36-41
T3 Thursday 14:00-14:50 29-34, 36-41
T4 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41
T5 Thursday 11:00-11:50 29-34, 36-41
T6 Thursday 13:00-13:50 29-34, 36-41
T7 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 29-34, 36-41
T8 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 29-34, 36-41

The theory and application of why and how optimal corporate financial decisions are made. Designed to prepare students to develop leadership skills necessary for making value-changing financial decisions that maximise firm value.

This paper is designed to prepare students to develop leadership skills necessary to make value-changing financial decisions that maximise firm value.

Paper title Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
Paper code FINC206
Subject Finance
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
(BSNS 102 or BSNS 112) and (BSNS 107 or BSNS 115) and (BSNS 108 or BSNS 114)
Restriction
ACFI 201, ACCT 213, FINC 201
Schedule C
Commerce
Contact

Tu.Nguyen@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Tu Nguyen

Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught via lectures and tutorials.

Textbooks
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 3rd Edition, by Jonathan Berk, Peter DeMarzo, and Jarrad Harford, ISBN: 9781488607028 (2014).
Course outline
View the course outline for FINC 206
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to

  1. Analyse firm financial statements
  2. Evaluate financial decisions using tools based on the time value of money
  3. Apply different valuation techniques to shares and bonds
  4. Use capital budgeting to identify optimal investment decisions
  5. Develop the skills to conduct firm valuation
  6. Conduct analysis on firm long-term financing in the form of equity and debt
  7. Evaluate firm capital structure and payout policy
  8. Understand and evaluate mergers and acquisitions

^ Top of page

Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 29-34, 36-41
T2 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 29-34, 36-41
T3 Thursday 10:00-10:50 29-34, 36-41
T4 Wednesday 16:00-16:50 29-34, 36-41
T5 Thursday 11:00-11:50 29-34, 36-41
T6 Thursday 13:00-13:50 29-34, 36-41