FIN622 : Corporate Finance

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

Corporate Finance is all about the basic principles and concepts used in the financial matters of an enterprise. This course has been designed to produce quality financial managers as needed by the growing business community in Pakistan. The contents are latest and are very much applicable in current business environment. The syllabus encompasses Capital & Risk, Treasury, Working Capital Management and valuations of financial instruments. A latest tag of “Mergers & Acquisition” has also been attached at a very basic level in order to familiarize the students with the latest happenings and developments in this subject. The financial knowledge about Foreign Exchange Markets has also been provided within the syllabus of this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Appreciate the role of Financial Manager that takes appropriate decisions and helps him to develop common language of business to all internal and external users of financial data.
  • Explore how key financial ratios are used to assess the financial health of a firm.
  • Recognize how forecasting is used to make financial decisions.
  • Have assessment for the solution of basic problem of: what investment to make and how to pay for that?
  • Evaluate different investment proposals keeping in view the concept of time value of money, risk and returns.
  • Evaluate the different types of securities such as common stocks, preferred stocks and bonds.
  • Identify and analyze the key concepts, terminologies and principles of firm operations and financial markets. Like Cash Budgeting, Cash Management, Credits and Receivables Management, Inventory Management, International Business Finance.
  • Recognize the key ethical ramifications of purposeful accounting decisions.


Course Calendar

TopicLectureResourcePage
Introduction1Handouts1 – 2
Comparison of Financial Statements2Handouts3 – 12
Time Value of Money3, 4Handouts13 – 16
Bond Valuation4, 5Handouts16 – 18
Term Structure of Interest Rates6Handouts19 – 21
Common Stock Valuation7Handouts22 – 23
Capital Budgeting8Handouts24 – 26
GDB
Methods of Project Evaluations9, 10Handouts27 – 33
Methods of Project Evaluations11Handouts34 – 36
Advance Evaluation Methods12Handouts37 – 42
Operating Leverage & Capital Rationing13Handouts43 –44
Capital Rationing14Handouts45 – 46
Risk & Returns15Handouts47 – 49
Quiz # 1
Portfolio & Diversification16Handouts50 – 53
Securities Market Line (SML)17Handouts54 – 57
Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)17Handouts57 – 58
Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)18Handouts59 - 62
Cost of Capital & Capital Structure19Handouts63 - 65
Cost of Capital & Capital Structure20, 21Handouts66 – 71
Quiz # 2
Dividend Policies22Handouts72 – 74
MID TERM EXAMINATION
Dividend Policies23Handouts75 – 77
Financial Planning Process & Control23Handouts77 – 78
Cash Flow Statement and Working Capital Management25Handouts83 – 86
Working Capital Management26, 27Handouts87 – 92
Quiz # 3
Cash Management28Handouts93 – 96
Inventory Management29Handouts97 – 102
Inventory Management30Handouts97 – 102
Mergers & Acquisitions32Handouts108
Assignment
Mergers & Acquisitions33Handouts109 - 113
Mergers & Acquisitions34Handouts114 – 117
Mergers & Acquisitions35Handouts114 – 120
Quiz # 4
Corporate Restructuring36Handouts121 – 126
Financial Distress37Handouts127 – 128
Foreign Exchange Market37Handouts128 – 129
Currency Risks38Handouts130 - 132
Forward Rate Agreements40Handouts135 – 137
Interest Rate Futures41Handouts138 – 140
FX Market Options42Handouts141 - 142
FX Market Swaps43Handouts143 – 144
Exchange Rate System44Handouts145 – 147
Multinational Companies (MNCs)44Handouts148 – 148
Foreign Investment45Handouts149 – 151
FINAL TERM EXAMINATION
 
 
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