Courses Catalogue

Corporate Finance

COURSE CODE: FIN 3102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration (Finance and Accounting), Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

PURPOSE OF COURSE

This course unit is intended to equip students with appropriate knowledge and skills to understand how corporations raise funds for investment, how to manage the financed of corporations and making viable investment decisions for corporations.  The course will provide an understanding as to why and how corporations are different from other forms of businesses and thus require necessary skills to ensure effective and efficient management of finance of corporations.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end do the course unit, students should be able to;

  • Describe the nature of corporations
  • Describe financial statements and analyze them
  • Explain the valuing stocks and bonds
  • Examine the  investment decisions using different investment techniques
  • Describe different  types of risks and how to mitigate them
  • Describe costs associated with raising and using different sources of capital
  • Explain the need for dividend payment by corporations