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CO5109 - Corporate Finance

Credit points:03
Year:2017
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by:College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject develops a framework for understanding financing and managing the resources of a business. It examines crucial decisions such as capital project evaluation and capital structure. It explores the logic of finance through studying the foundational concepts of risk and return and the time value of money in different contexts. Emphasis is on meshing theory with practical applications to reflect recent developments in finance. Specific knowledge areas include: discounted cash flow 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 24-Aug-2017
Contact hours:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
    Assessment:end of semester exam: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 24-Aug-2017
    Contact hours:
    • 0 hours
      Assessment:end of semester exam: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 24-Aug-2017
      Contact hours:
      • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
        Assessment:exam of semester exam: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

        JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
        Census Date 06-Apr-2017
        Contact hours:
        • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
          Assessment:end of semester examination: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

          JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
          Census Date 10-Aug-2017
          Contact hours:
          • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
            Assessment:end of semester examination: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

            JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
            Census Date 06-Apr-2017
            Contact hours:
            • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
              Assessment:end of semester examination: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

              JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
              Census Date 07-Dec-2017
              Contact hours:
              • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
                Assessment:end of semester exam: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

                JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
                Census Date 10-Aug-2017
                Contact hours:
                • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
                  Assessment:end of semester exam: the focus of questions and problems will be on integrating knowledge from across the subject areas, pertinent to applied business situations (50%); mid-sessional test to ascertain achievement of theoretical principles and computational proficiency pertinent to applied corporate finance (25%); individual assignments requiring understanding of and research into applied topics such as the project evaluation, 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 a pass in the final examination to pass the subject.

                  Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.