(LO1) Develop understanding of theoretical and empirical principles in capital budgeting as the basis for conducting a rigorous evaluation of associated scenarios.
(LO2) Critically assess theoretical and empirical developments in capital structure topics and relate their findings to the contemporary business environment.
(LO3) Develop skills to enable the critical evaluation of theoretical and empirical aspects in dividend policy research, and to communicate findings effectively.
(LO4) Develop knowledge regarding the sources of financing for the firm within a constantly changing financial environment.
(LO5) Develop knowledge and understanding in concepts of corporate governance and their relationship with corporate performance.
(LO6) Develop a comprehension of the importance of internationalization/globalization for firms' international transactions and the implications for effective corporate governance.
(S1) Numeracy/computational skills - Problem solving. This skill will be developed through capital budgeting and project evaluation.
(S2) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills – oral. Students will develop this skill through group review of journal articles and presentation.
(S3) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Presentation skills - written. Students will develop this skill through group review of journal articles and presentation.
(S4) Communication (oral, written and visual) - Following instructions/protocols/procedures. Students will develop this skill through discussions and reviews on international corporate finance.
(S5) Critical thinking and problem solving - Critical analysis. This skill will be developed through capital structure and dividend policy reviews and discussion.