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1. Unit of study information 1. Faculty Handbook description This unit builds on FINC2011 Corporate Finance I, by extending basic concepts in corporate financing, investing and risk management. The first half of the unit examines securities and securities markets with an emphasis on pricing, investment characteristics and, importantly, their use by corporations to manage risk. The second half of the unit is devoted to current theories of corporate financing and their practical application in corporate investment and capital budgeting. The securities examined include: bonds and related fixed income products; futures; options; and securities denominated in foreign currencies. The goal of the unit is to broaden students knowledge of corporate finance in preparation for further study in finance in third year. 2. Aims and context
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Unformatted text preview: The key focus or purpose of this unit Reinforce and extend the key financial concepts introduced in FINC2011, primarily: risk, value and corporate policy How this unit of study relates to previously studied units The first half of this unit will cover various investment products and markets and how the financial manager can use them to create value and manage risk. The latter half will be devoted to a detailed discussion and analysis of Corporate Financing and Financial Policy. How this unit of study prepares students for subsequent units This unit will not only prepare the student for third year study in finance, but also develop the students critical appraisal skills through tutorials and assignments. How this unit of study relates to the degree program/s This unit is a compulsory unit for the Finance major. 2....
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