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Corporate Finance in China

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Module Convenor:  Chen, Jian

Module Content:
his course offers specialist understanding and appreciation of financial management for the medium and larger sized organisations - in the Chinese financial, legal and regulatory environment. It builds upon certain elements of the Financial Management unit, but the emphasis is on adopting a more strategic approach to corporate financing, in the Chinese marketplace. It is beneficial to the non specialist who wishes to acquire skills and understanding of key financial issues in Chinese financial system, but will very largely appeal to those wishing to be aware of the importance of financial management policy, or to those likely to pursue a career in banking, investment, treasury and finance more generally. It is both contemporary in nature and research based.
The Role of Financial Management in Decision Making and First Principles of Finance
Valuation and Bonds
Valuation of Equities and Businesses
Capital Budgeting and Risk Analysis
Capital Structure Decision
Dividend Policy
Merger and Acquisition
Corporate Governance
Derivatives and Option Pricing

Module Aims:
To consolidate and further develop an understanding - in the Chinese context - of company financial management issues and concepts building on, or supplemental to, the Financial Management unit and providing a solid base for the specialist units.
To understand and apply financial management principles and techniques in corporate finance decision making situations, particularly in the Chinese investment and finance.
To appreciate the importance of the role of financial management decisions in Chinese and global markets, and to business strategy and corporate objectives.
To encourage students to contribute to the lecture and tutorial discussions and debates, and to help them design, structure and research their own learning of financial management issues of Chinese and international dimensions.
To undertake contemporary research into a financial management decision in China and their interactions within China and internationally.

Module Assessment:
Exam (2 hours) (55%); Coursework 2,200 words (45%)

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