Corporate Finance - MAN00002I

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Adriana Cornea-Madeira
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20

Module aims

Corporate finance is concerned with the management of a firms financial resources to achieve its objectives. This module develops students understanding of corporate finance theory and its application to financing and investment decisions undertaken by managers.

Module learning outcomes

  • Appraise the strengths and weaknesses of financial theory and practice
  • Apply the use of corporate finance models and theories to the evaluation of the operating environment
  • Critically analyse the impact of corporate finance practice within organisations
  • Appreciate the value of corporate finance theory and practice in the successful development of business strategy

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Corporate Finance
3 hours 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - closed examination
Corporate Finance
3 hours 100

Module feedback

Module assessment reports to students are written by the module leader for all assessments (open and closed) and placed on the VLE after the Board of Examiners has received the module marks.

The timescale for the return of feedback will accord with TYMS policy

Indicative reading

Pike, R., Neale, B. and Linsley, P. (2012). Corporate Finance and Investment Decisions and Strategies, 7th ed: Pearson.

Watson, D. and Head, A. (2007). Corporate Finance Principles and Practice, 4th ed: FT- Prentice Hall

Arnold, G. (2008). Corporate Financial Management, 4th ed: FT Prentice Hall



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