Topic outline

  • General description

    This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to help them assess the factors that influence the choice of financing structure, and to anticipate the appropriate financing structure for company by comparing returns and risks of sources available, and to summarize the loan utilization limits in the corporate finance structure. The course also aims to provide students with necessary knowledge and skills to predict the impact of financing structure on market value of companies, and to argue the relationship between the financial structure and financing leverage, operational leverage, lease financing and dividend policy. The objective also extends to the knowledge and skills needed to assess financial strategic decisions such as liquidation and corporate restructuring decisions, mergers and acquisitions decisions, as well as short-term decisions based on cost analysis. Finally, the course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills that enable them to assess the returns on financial investments compared to their risks, including the returns and risks of portfolios, as well as to anticipate the results of investment in derivatives such as options and futures.