COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE FINANCE
Code Course Type Regular Semester Lecture Recit. Lab Credits ECTS
BAF 233 B 3 - - - 3 5
Lecturer and Office Hours: Urmat Ryskulov
Teaching Assistant(s) and Office Hours: -
Language: English
Compulsory/Elective: Compulsory
Classroom and Meeting Time: N/A
Course Description: BAF 233 - Fundamentals of Corporate Finance: Finance function and role of financial manager, financial statements and analysis, cash flow concept, time value of money, risk versus return with a consideration of liquidity, financial forecasting, planning and control, working capital policy, current asset management, capital budgeting and related techniques.
Course Objectives: The primary objective of this course is to familiarize the student with basic concepts of corporate finance which is the life blood of any business and its various decision variables in the areas of financing, investment and dividend decisions. This course will introduce you to the theories and techniques of managing capital resources and uses within the framework of shareholder wealth maximization. A substantial part of the course is devoted to the proper methods of computing cash flows and determining market values. In addition, we will examine the sources of capital available to businesses and learn how to allocate assets efficiently.
COURSE OUTLINE
Week Topics
1 Review Syllabus. Introductory literature review course
2 Overview of Corporate Finance
3 Financial Statements, Taxes and Cash Flow
4 Review and Quiz 1
5 Working with Financial Statements
6 Time Value of Money
7 Review and Quiz 2
8 Midterm Exam
9 Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
10 Interest Rate and Bond Valuation
11 Review and Quiz 3
12 Equity Markets and Stock Valuation
13 NPV and Other Investment Criteria
14 Review and Quiz 4
Prerequisite(s): -
Textbook: Ross, Westerfield, Jordan, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Tenth alternate edition, 2013
Other References: -
Laboratory Work: N/A
Computer Usage: N/A
Others: No
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1 To understand the fundamental principles of corporate finance
2 To comprehend and critically evaluate information presented in written and numeric form
3 To analyze complex, unstructured qualitative and quantitative problems, using appropriate tools
4 To learn the valuation of cash flow
5 To express ideas clearly, logically and persuasively in oral and written communication
COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO... PROGRAM COMPETENCIES
(Blank : no contribution, 1: least contribution ... 5: highest contribution)
No Program Competencies Cont.
COURSE EVALUATION METHOD
Method Quantity Percentage
Midterm Exam(s)
1
30
Quiz
4
5
Final Exam
1
50
Total Percent: 100%
ECTS (ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD)
Activities Quantity Duration(Hours) Total Workload(Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 13 13
Assignments
Final examination 1 17 17
Other 15 1 15
Total Work Load:
125
Total Work Load/25(h):
5
ECTS Credit of the Course:
5