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The application of financial techniques, tools and principles needed to assess the performance of projects and organisations and consider the economic viability of their ongoing success. A consideration of financial risk management and the process required to minimize such risks in different organisational settings.
The course focuses on understanding the purpose and tasks undertaken by financial managers in organisations. It provides the tools necessary to assess the potential and existing performance of projects and investments, including financial risk. It also looks at the ways organisations raise and utilise funds.
By the end of the course, you will have:1. An understanding of how the finance role fits in to organisations and markets; 2. An understanding of how to evaluate cash flows over time, in order to make informed decisions on maximising shareholder wealth;3. An understanding of financial risk, and how to manage it;4. An understanding of portfolio returns, and how to achieve them;5. Assessing interest rates and the basic model used in the valuation process of bonds;6. Determining market efficiency and common stock valuation;7. An understanding of estimating appropriate risk and return for decision making. (WACC);8. An understanding of project evaluation from a finance perspective;9. An understanding of how organisations use debt and equity to fund expansion and acquisitions;10. An understanding of effective working capital decisions.
Subject to the approval of the Programme Director
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Course Supervisor and Lecturer Dr. Mona Yaghoubi Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgOffice: Meremere 433 Telephone: 3690311OFFICE HOURS: The lecturer is available for consultations by appointment. Contact her by email to make an appointment.
“Learn” Quizzes -- 8 Quizzes on Learn -- weight 24%Test 1 (Week 6 - 9th of March 2021) -- weight 38% Exam (week 12 - 27th of April 2021) -- weight 38%
Recommended Textbook:Fundamentals of Corporate Finance 10th edition by Richard Brealey, Stewart Myers, Alan Marcus (ISBN: 9781260566093)You will be given selected questions and problems from the textbook.Calculator: A financial calculator is strongly recommended. The teaching staff will use Texas Instruments BA II Plus financial calculator. Additional material will be supplied.
Domestic fee $1,231.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.
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Business Taught Masters Programmes on the department and colleges page.