FIN4012H Corporate Financial Management

Academic Year 2022/2023

Among the topics covered in this module include: Important Financial Concepts - Time value of money, Risk and Return relationship, Valuation of assets; Long Term Investment Decisions - Capital budgeting process, Merger and Acquisition; Long Term Financing Decisions - Cost of Capital, Capital Structure, Dividend Policy; Short Term Financial Decisions - Working Capital management; Risk Management - the use of derivatives, forward futures and option contracts, the valuation of these and SWAP contracts.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this module, you should:
-Have developed an appreciation of the financial environment in which firms operate.
-Have developed an understanding of decisions involved in making investments and raising finance.
-Be able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate investment and financing alternatives.
-Be capable of differentiating between competing investments.
-Be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of capital budgeting techniques.
-Be familiar with non-exotic and exotic derivatives.
-Be aware of the important in merger decisions of financial evaluation.

Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Corporate Financial Management (FIN4001H)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Assoc Professor Julie Byrne Tutor
Mr Neil Caraher Tutor
Ms Eva Lock Tutor
Dr Alessia Paccagnini Tutor

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