Course Description

Course Name

Business Finance

Session: VDNS3121

Hours & Credits

18 Credit Points

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

An introduction to the principles of finance, especially in the context of a business. Topics also covered include ethics in regard to handling money and relevant laws and regulations.

Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and Tutorials

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this paper, students should be able to:
- Understand the business environment through the different forms of business that exist
- Understand and solve problems related to the time value of money
- Give rough estimates of the values of shares and bonds
- Have an understanding of ethical issues associated with the handling of money
- Critically analyse investment decisions
- Apply risk and return models to businesses in practice
- Understand how financial decision making contributes to business knowledge.

Textbooks
Essentials of Corporate Finance 3rd Edition, by Stephen Ross, Rowan Trayler, Ron Bird, Randolph Westerfield, Bradford Jordan, ISBN: 9780071013185(2013)

*Course content subject to change