- Module code: IB9X9
- Module name: Applied Corporate Finance
- Department: Warwick Business School
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
To provide students with an in-depth understanding of: i) the effects of asymmetric information on the financing decisions of the firm; ii) the determinants of mergers and acquisitions; iii) the role of real options in corporate finance.
Principal learning outcomes
Subject knowledge/Key Skills: Analyse the effects of asymmetric information on a firm’s investment, capital structure and payout policy decisions; Analyse the effects of real options in investment and financing decisions. Cognitive Skills: Identify and critically evaluate the factors that influence the issuance of securities by firms; Identify and critically evaluate the factors that influence merger and acquisition activity. Subject specific/Professional Skills: Interpret the reaction of stock prices following an announcement of a security issue, a chance in dividends or share repurchase.
Timetabled teaching activities
Total contact hours: 30 hrs. Lectures (over duration of course): 10 x 2 hour lectures. Seminars (over duration of course): 10 x 1 hour seminars. Module duration (weeks, if applicable): 10 week.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: IB9X9-15)|
|D1 (Assessed/examined work)||Assessed Course Work||20%|
|Assessed Course Work||20%|
|Examination - April||60%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Behavioural Finance (N304) - Year 1
- Postgraduate Behavioural Finance (N304) - Year 2
- Postgraduate Behavioural Finance (N304) - Year 3
- Postgraduate Behavioural Finance (N304) - Year 4
- Postgraduate Taught Finance and Economics (LN1J) - Year 2
- MSc in Finance (N300) - Year 2
- Postgraduate Taught Finance with Behavioural Science (N301) - Year 2
- MSc in Accounting and Finance (N4N3) - Year 2