EF3010 Financial Management for Value Creation

 

Part I

Course Duration:
1 semester
Credit Units:
3
Level:
B3
Medium of Instruction
:
English
Prerequisites:
Nil
Precursors
: Nil
Equivalent Courses:
Nil
Exclusive Courses:

CB3410 Financial Mangement
FB3410 Financial Management


Part II


Course Aims

This course aims to show students how to make financial management decisions for a firm in order to create values for its shareholders.


Course Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs)

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

No.

CILOs

Weighting
(if applicable)

CILO1relate the objective of financial management to create value for shareholders.

10%

CILO2apply the concept of time value of money and its applications to financial decisions.

25%

CILO3diagnose a firm’s cash flow, liquidity, and profitability conditions, and evaluate the viability of financial project using capital budgeting techniques.

30%

CILO4know the factors that determine the optimal capital structure of a firm and appraise the various sources of financing available.

25%

CILO5analyze the implications of currency and country risk for financial management decision making.

10%


Teaching and
Learning Activities (TLAs)

(Indicative of likely activities and tasks designed to facilitate students’ achievement of the CILOs. Final details will be provided to students in their first week of attendance in this course)

TLAs

Hours/week
(if applicable)

Seminars, group exercise and in class discussions.

3 hours seminar

In the group exercise, each group will consist of 4-5 students. Different groups may be assigned with different cases. The cases will be discussed in class with the participation from the students.  

Assessment Tasks/Activities

(Indicative of likely activities and tasks designed to assess how well the students achieve the CILOs. Final details will be provided to students in their first week of attendance in this course)

Type of Assessment Tasks/Activities

Weighting
(if applicable)

Remarks

Final examination

50%

3-hour duration
Quiz, group exercise and in class discussion

50%

 

Students are required to pass both coursework and examination components in order to pass the course.


Grading of Student Achievement

Letter Grade

Grade PointGrade Definitions 
A+
A
A-
4.3
4.0
3.7
Excellent:Strong evidence of original thinking; good organization, capacity to analyse and synthesize; superior grasp of subject matter; evidence of extensive knowledge base.
B+
B
B-
3.3
3.0
2.7
Good:Evidence of grasp of subject, some evidence of critical capacity and analytic ability; reasonable understanding of issues; evidence of familiarity with literature.
C+
C
C-
2.3
2.0
1.7
Adequate:Student who is profiting from the university experience; understanding of the subject; ability to develop solutions to simple problems in the material.
D1.0Marginal:Sufficient familiarity with the subject matter to enable the student to progress without repeating the course.
F0.0Failure:Little evidence of familiarity with the subject matter; weakness in critical and analytic skills; limited or irrelevant use of literature.

Part III

Keyword Syllabus:

Overview of Financial Management
Time Value of Money
Financial Diagnostic and Management
Risk and Return, Capital Asset Pricing Model
Capital Budgeting Techniques
Capital Structure and Dividend Decisions
Raising Capital
Working Capital Management
International Financial Management

Related Links
Department of Economics and Finance