• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
    Specialist
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Lili Dai
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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This course introduces students to the academic research in corporate finance. Corporate finance theory deals with the roles of corporate in the capital market and the interactions between investors, managers, regulators and other stakeholders. The objectives of this course are to learn the theories of corporate finance, analyze the research questions, and critically evaluate the academic papers.

This course focuses on selected classic and contemporary theoretical and empirical academic papers and provides students with an advanced and rigorous background in mainstream issues in modern corporate finance research. 

At the end of the seminar, it is expected that the students have developed an appreciation of the role of theory in corporate finance research, an in-depth knowledge of the research methods and philosophies employed in researching a wide range of corporate finance problems and issues, and an ability to critically analyze, and evaluate the literature in corporate finance.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will:

  • Have developed a framework for considering other corporate finance problems and issues.
  • Have the ability to develop and test corporate finance research questions and communicate the results.ยท         
  • Have the ability to critically analyze, and evaluate the corporate finance literature.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  • Course Participatoin - 10%
  • Critical Comments - 15%
  • Presentation - 15%
  • Problem Set 1 - 10%
  • Problem Set 2 - 10%
  • Term paper - 40%

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Workload

10 hrs per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM7008 and FINM7007 and FINM7041.

Preliminary Reading


 

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2634 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8378 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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