Corporate Finance

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Course TypeCourse CodeNo. Of Credits
Foundation CoreSBP2MB2052

Semester and Year Offered: Second Semester (Slot –I)

Course Coordinator: Kanwal Anil

Email of course coordinator: kanwal[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in

Pre-requisites: None

Aim: Everything that a business does has financial implications, some in the immediate future and some in the long run, which fit under the rubric of corporate finance. The basic objective of a firm is to select most profitable investment projects, finance such projects in the most efficient manner, and thus create value for its owners.

Course Outcomes:

  1. Identify the key themes in corporate finance
  2. Explain the role of finance in an organisation
  3. Explain and analyse the interrelationship between finance and other functions
  4. Analyse the relationship between strategic decision making and corporate financing decisions.
  5. Understand the changing role of the Chief finance officer.

Brief description of modules/ Main modules:

  1.  Unit 1: Introduction to Corporate Finance
  2. Unit 2: Fundamentals of Valuation, Risk and Return
  3. Unit 3: Long Term Investment Decisions
  4. Unit 4: Financing Structure and Dividend Decision
  5. Unit 5: Short-Term Financial Management and Planning

Assessment Details with weights:

  • Mid Term Assessment 30%
  • End Term Assessment 30%
  • Class Qizzes20%
  • Case Studies & Assignments 20%

Reading List:

  • Brealey, R. and Myers S. (2011). Principles of Corporate Finance, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill.
  • Damodaran, A. (2002). Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice, 2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons.
  • Eugene F. B. and Ehrhadt, M.C. (2010). Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 13th edition, Thomson South-Western.
  • Lasher, W.R. (2014). Financial Management: Principles and Practice, 7th edition, Cengage Learning.
  • Srivastava, R. and Misra, A. (2011). Financial Management, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.