Welcome BUACC3701 Students

Assalamualaikum and selamat sejahtera to you.

As you are aware, your class will starts on 17 July 2017.  Maybe some of you knew me and maybe not. But as for the Do’s and Don’ts, you can refer to my other writings in this blog. I will start posting weekly tutorial questions and what i want you to do is to read the chapter first before coming to the class. In class, I will just flip through the slides and asking you the answer for the tutorial questions…

Ross, S., Drew, M., Walk, A., Westerfield, R., and Jordan, B., (2017), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 7th edn, McGraw-Hill Education, Ryde, NSW. ISBN 9781743762967

Twelve weeks as usual and the topics are as below;

Week Topic Chapter Tutorial Questions
1 Introduction to Corporate Accounting

Australian Financial Markets and Liquidity Management

1 & 14 Chapter 1 – Questions 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 14.

Chapter 14 – Questions 1, 4, 7, 8, 13, 15.

2

 

First Principles of Valuation: The Time Value of Money

 

5 Chapter 5 – Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 46, 47
3

 

Long-Term Financial Planning and Corporate Growth 4 Chapter 4 – Questions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
4

 

Return, Risk & the Security Market Line

 

11
5 Valuing Shares & Bonds 6 Chapter 6 – Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32.
6 & 7

 

Net Present Value & Other Investment Criteria.

Making Capital Investment Decisions

Project Analysis and Evaluation

7, 8

&

9

8

 

Shareholder Value and the Cost of Capital 17
9

 

Financial Leverage & Capital Structure Policy 19
10

 

Current Investment Decisions

Working Capital Management

12 & 13 Chapter 12 – Questions 7, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23.

Chapter 13 – 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34.

11

 

Rewarding Shareholders: Setting Dividend Policy 18
12

 

Review

Additional Resources:

Berk, J., DeMarzo, P., Harford, J., Ford, G., and Finch, N., (2013), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 2nd edn Pearson Education, Frenchs Forest.

Besley and Brigham, (2013), CFIN, (Student Edition) South Western Cengage Learning, USA.

Brealey, R., Myers, S., and Allen, F., (2010), Principles of Corporate Finance, 10th edn, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, Massachusetts, USA.

Frino, F., Hill, A., and Chen, Z., (2012), Introduction to Corporate Finance, 5th edn, Pearson Education, Frenchs Forest, NSW.

Gitman, L.J., Juchau, R., & Flanagan, J., (2011), Principles of Managerial Finance, 6e, Pearson Education Inc., NSW. ISBN 978-1-4425-1819-3

Keown, A., Martin, P., and Petty, J., (2014), Foundations of Finance, 8th edn, Pearson Education, USA.

Megginson, W., and Smart, S., (2009), Introduction to Corporate Finance, 2nd edn, South Western Cengage Learning, USA.

Parrino, R., Kidwell, D., Yong, H. H. A., Morkel-Kinsbury, N., Dempsey, M., and Murray, J, Kopfoed, J., and Ekanayake, S., (2013), Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 2nd edn, John Willey and Sons, Australia.

Pierson, G., Brown, R., Easton, S., Howard, P., and Pinder, S., (2014), Business Finance, 12th edn, McGraw-Hill Australia, Ryde, NSW.

Titman, S., Martin, T., Keown, A., and Martin., (2016), Financial Management: Principles and Application, 7th edn, Pearson Australia, Melbourne, Vic.

The link to the library website for more information is:

http://www.federation.edu.au/current-students/assistance,-support-and-services/academic-support/learning-and-study/resources/general-guide-for-the-presentation-of-academic-work  

Assessment Task 1: Individual Test

  • Assessment Details

The test will be a 90 minute in-class closed-book test which will feature short answer questions relating to key concepts from the first four weeks of the course.

  • Submission details

Test will be held during lecture in week 5. Lecturer will collect papers.

 

 

 

Assessment Task 2: Assignment

  • Assessment Details

Assignment consists of several questions and is to be completed in groups of no more than three students.

  • Criteria used to grade the task

Refer to assignment on Moodle shell

  • T
  • Submission details

Assignment due at the end of week 10. Submission will be online via Moodle

  • Feedback and return of work

Feedback and grades will be communicated via Moodle within three weeks of report submission

 

Assessment Task 3: Examination

  • Assessment Details

The exam is a closed book exam of 3 hours duration and will comprise a mixture of theoretical and practical questions. An unmarked bilingual dictionary is permitted along with an appropriate calculator as discussed above

  • Criteria used to grade the task

Mark allocation and format will be specified in the in-class exam briefing session in week 12 and on the examination paper itself

  • Submission details

The examination will be held during the exam period following the end of the semester. Normal exam conditions will apply

 

 

HAPPY STUDYING!!!

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