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CO5109 - Corporate Finance

Credit points:03
Year:2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by:School of Business

This subject will develop a framework for understanding financing and managing the resources of a business. We will examine crucial decisions such as capital project evaluation and capital structure. We will explore the logic of finance through studying the foundational concepts of risk and return and the time value of money in different contexts. Emphasis will be placed on meshing theory with practical applications to reflect recent developments in finance. Specific knowledge areas include: consumption and investment decision under certainty, valuation, modern portfolio theory, the cost of capital, dividend policy and options.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts of the finance discipline;
  • ability to apply fundamental finance concepts in corporate decisions, such as;
  • capital project evaluation, and valuation of corporate securities;
  • capital structure;
  • use of derivatives.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5211

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator:Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer:Mr Ian Burnett.
Contact hours:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
    Assessment:end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the security valuation and weighted average cost of capital (25%).
    Special Assessment Requirements:Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 28-Aug-2014
    Coord/Lect:Mr Ben Jacobsen.
    Contact hours:
    • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
      Assessment:end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the security valuation and weighted average cost of capital (25%).
      Special Assessment Requirements:Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

      JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
      Census Date 20-Mar-2014
      Coordinator:Mr Ben Jacobsen
      Lecturer:Dr John Vong.
      Contact hours:
      • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
        Assessment:end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the security valuation and weighted average cost of capital (25%).
        Special Assessment Requirements:Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
        Census Date 13-Nov-2014
        Coordinator:Mr Ben Jacobsen
        Lecturer:Dr John Vong.
        Contact hours:
        • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
          Assessment:end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the security valuation and weighted average cost of capital (25%).
          Special Assessment Requirements:Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

          JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
          Census Date 17-Jul-2014
          Coordinator:Mr Ben Jacobsen
          Contact hours:
          • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
            Assessment:end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the security valuation and weighted average cost of capital (25%).
            Special Assessment Requirements:Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

            JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
            Census Date 14-Aug-2014
            Coordinator:Mr Ben Jacobsen
            Lecturer:Ms Lynelle Jenkins.
            Contact hours:
            • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
              Assessment:end of semester exam (50%); other exams (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the security valuation and weighted average cost of capital (25%).
              Special Assessment Requirements:Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.