Syllabus AFM371-372 (2)

Syllabus AFM371-372 (2) - SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE...

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SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO SYLLABUS AFM371 & AFM 372 Winter 2011 Instructor: Dr. Hongping Tan Office: HH 175B E-mail: Course mail box at UWACE Phone: Ext. 38602 Course Web: UW - ACE Classroom: HH 1102 Office Hours : Fri 10-12 1-2:30, 4:15-5:30 or by appointment COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a continuation of AFM 271, 272. The first part of the course deals with short-term financial planning and long-term financial policy. The second part of the course deals with various special topics in corporate finance, including payout policies, leasing, mergers and acquisitions, and international corporate finance. The final part of the course is an introduction to risk management and derivative securities. Classroom: HH 1102 PREREQUISITE: AFM 271/ 272 ANTIREQUISITE: ACTSC372, ACTSC391, ECON 372 REQUIRED TEXT: Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, Jeffrey F. Jaffe, and Gordon S. Roberts, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (7th Canadian Edition) McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 2009 COURSE EVALUATION: Weight Date Time Location Attendance / participation 5% In class Assignments 5+10% Group Project 20% Due date: 1pm, Feb 14 Midterm exam 30% March 1 4:30-6pm TBA Final exam 30% TBA
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TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE Date Subject Chapter Readings Jan 4 Introduction Jan 6 Review of AFM 271/272 3, 6, 7, 14 Jan 11 Case: Cost of Capital 14 Jan 13 Short-term finance and planning 18 Jan. 18 Cash and Liquidity Management 19 Jan. 20, 25 Raising Capital 15 Jan. 27, Feb 1 Capital Structure 16 Feb. 3, 8 Dividend policy 17 Feb 15, 17 Project report Feb. 22, 24: Reading break, No classes Mar 1 Midterm Mar. 3, 8 International Corporate Finance 21 Mar. 10 Leasing 22 Mar. 15, 17 23 Mar. 22,24 Risk Management 24 March 25 Options and Corporate Securities 25 March 31 Course wrap-up UW-ACE: http://uwace.uwaterloo.ca/ 2
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IMPORTANT NOTES: 1. Assigned chapter readings will reinforce the material covered in class. The most difficult
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