IB132 Foundations Of Finance Notes | Assignment Help | Syllabus

Country: United Kingdom

University: The University Of Warwick

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The module’s goals are to: provide you with structured opportunities to practice key concepts in finance in a way that builds sound intuition from the start without sacrificing rigour; to prepare the foundations for more advanced study of Finance by encouraging you to develop a critical understanding of the main theories and models of Finance (and the assumptions that underpin them); and to provide you with structured opportunities to practice key concepts in finance in a way that builds sound intuition from the start without sacrificing rigour.
The main learning outcomes
By the end of the module, you should be able to: critically appraise the value added by a capital project by calculating the present value of expected future cash flows and estimating the cost of capital; critically appraise the value added by a capital project by calculating the present value of expected future cash flows and estimating the cost of capital; critically appraise the value added by a capital project by calculating the present value of expected future cash flows describe the many types of market efficiency and analyze the results of the Efficient Markets Hypothesis’ empirical testing; compare and contrast a company’s major sources of funding; clarify the meanings of capital structure and dividend policy, as well as their implications for corporate financial management; differentiate between spot and future rates of currency; In the context of foreign currency, state and apply the Interest-Rate Parity and Purchasing Power Parity theorems; identify important shareholder measures (e.g., earnings per share, dividend yield, and price-earnings ratio) and predict share values using discounted cash-flow methods; basic financial option contracts are priced; Use discounted cash-flow methods to evaluate financial instruments and/or estimate the value contributed by capital projects; write educated criticisms of major problems in finance; create spreadsheets for calculating Net Present Values and Internal Rates of Return, as well as pricing basic financial option contracts; explain important theoretical models and the assumptions that underlie them, as well as critically evaluate the models’ shortcomings. evaluate empirical evidence; handle arithmetic problems and analyze case-study data; effectively convey complicated concepts orally and in writing Discuss current topics in finance theory and practice; explain and understand financial market data; solve structured numerical problems; build spreadsheets to evaluate financial instruments and assess their resilience to changes in key inputs.

Teaching activities that are scheduled

2 hours of lecture each week, 1 hour of seminar per week


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