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Unformatted text preview: 1 FINS1613 – Business Finance Introduction to FINS1613, Business Finance FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 1 Course Instructors Ms. Xiangping You Room: ASB 365 E-mail: [email protected] Direct telephone: 9385 5865 Lecturer Week 1-9 Lecturer Week 10-12 is Dr. Zhian Chen(Lecturer- in-charge) For contact details see Course Outline or Blackboard FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 2 Learning Objectives for FINS1613 This subject introduces the theoretical basis and analytical framework for corporate financial decision making. It is concerned with both company investment decisions and the determination of the financing mix necessary to achieve the company ’ s financial objectives. FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 3 The following slides highlight some important features about FINS1613. These items are discussed in much more detail in the Course Outline which you should read CAREFULLY and make sure that you understand. FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 4 Structure of FINS1613 Four Streams are offered in Semester 2, 2010 You must be enrolled in a Stream to take this course If a Stream is full, you will have to attend the other one to comply with UNSW fire safety regulations FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 5 Assessment for FINS1613 You must be enrolled in a tutorial Tutorial allocation takes place via the MyUNSW system. If you are not already enrolled in a tutorial – ENROL! If you are not enrolled you will automatically get zero for the tutorial component of the course. FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 6 2 Assessment for FINS1613 Assessment comprises: Tutorial Component 50% Of which: Attendance 5% Participation 5% 4 Quizzes 4 x 10% = 40% Final Exam 50% Total 100% FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 7 Assessment for FINS1613 You must complete and pass both components of the course. A pass is defined as a score of at least 25/50 from the tutorial component and 25/50 from the formal examination component of the course. Failure to achieve this mark in one component will result in a fail, irrespective of your performance in the other component FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 8 Text Book for FINS1613 The required text for this course is: Essentials of Corporate Finance (1st Australian and New Zealand edition) Authors: Stephen A. Ross, Rowan Traylor, Ron Bird, Randolph W. Westerfield and Bradford D. Jordan Publisher: McGraw Hill Irwin, 2008 There are also some other texts listed in the course outline that you may find useful in addition to this one. FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 9 FINS1613 Business Finance Lecture 1: Lecture 1: Basic Concepts Readings: RTBWJ Chapter 1 FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 10 Lecture 1: Learning Objectives Be able to discuss and compare the different forms of business organisation Know the basic types of financial management decisions & the role of the financial manager Evaluate the goal of financial managemen FINS1613_S2_2010_L1 Evaluate the goal of financial management Be able to discuss how the separation of ownership and control of business organisations...
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course FINS 1613 taught by Professor Drkhshim during the Three '10 term at University of New South Wales.
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