Corporate finance encompasses what every general manager should know about finance. Its purpose is to provide an introduction to financial management that blends relevant theory with practical application.This course will equip you to participate fully and creatively in the resolution of many financial issues facing your organisation. The course has a number of parts: the use of financial statements to glean information about the firm and to plan future performance; raising capital, including whether the firm should rely on equity or debt financing, and what to distribute to owners in the form of dividends or share repurchase; allocating capital, including techniques for investment evaluation, and the rates of return projects must earn to create value; integrating the preceding material to examine motives and gains behind corporate restructuring including mergers and leveraged buyouts.
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