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2007/08 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS5004M Corporate Finance

15 creditsClass Size: 285

Module manager: Krishna Paudyal
Email: knp@lubs.leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2007/08

Objectives

To provide a critical understanding of the principles for effective financial decision making in a corporate enterprise.

Syllabus

Corporate value;
Capital budget appraisal;
Project Analysis;
Risk;
CAPM;
Cost of Capital and Debt Policy;
Dividend Policy;
Corporate Mergers;
Working capital management;
Financial Derivatives.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture112.0022.00
Tutorial101.0010.00
Private study hours118.00
Total Contact hours32.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)150.00

Private study

Preparation for lectures 40 hours
Preparation for workshops 50 hours
Preparation for examination 28 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

The tutorials provide an opportunity for self-review of progress compared to suggested answers.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)3 hr 100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)100.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 01/08/2008

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