The aim of the course is
to analyze the primary issues in modern corporate financial management. The
focus will be on the corporate practice (corporate financial policies) that
will create value and maximize the wealth of shareholders. Also, it will be concerned
with what financial managers do and why. The goal of this course
is to develop the analytical skills for making a corporate investment with
regards to financial decisions and risk analysis. This course will examine various theories
including the concept of present value, the opportunity cost of capital,
discounted cash flow analysis, a consortium of valuation techniques, issues
between short & long term financial management, risk, and return, capital
asset pricing model, capital budgeting, corporate capital structure and
financing decisions, dividend policy, investment and financial decisions in the
international context, including exchange rate/interest rate risk analysis, and
issues of corporate governance and control.
The learning approach adopted in this course will be online lectures and discussions, presentations, and assignments.
- Teacher: Dr Hatem Alfaitouri