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National Chiao-Tung University

Institute of Business and Management

Course ID

IBM 6014

Course Name

Financial Management

Credit hours

3

Instructor

Jin-Li Hu

Prerequisites

 

Textbooks

Brigham, E.F. and M.C. Ehrhardt (2005), Financial Management: Theory and Practice, Thomson South-Western.

Objective of the Course

This is an introductory course in financial management. We provide the student with basic concept of corporate finance, investment and financing concepts, which are important to most managerial people. Students are required to learn the content and scope of financial management and the vital role-played by a financial manager.

This course will be taught in English.

Course outlines

PART I FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Ch.1 An Overview of Financial Management and the Financial Environment

Ch.2 Time Value of Money

Ch.3 Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes

Ch.4 Risk and Return: The Basics

Ch.5 Risk and Return: Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing Models

PART II SECURITIES AND THEIR VALUATION

Ch.6 Bonds and Their Valuation

Ch.7 Stocks and Their Valuation

Ch.8 Financial Options and Their Valuation

PART III PROJECTS AND THEIR VALUATION

Ch.9 The Cost of Capital

Ch.10 The Basics of Capital Budgeting: Evaluating Cash Flows

Ch.11 Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis

Ch.12 Real Options

PART IV CORPORATE VALUATION

Ch.13 Analysis of Financial Statements

Ch.14 Financial Planning and Forecasting Pro Forma Financial Statements

Ch.15 Corporate Valuation, Value-Based Management, and Corporate Governance

PART V STRATEGIC FINANCING DECISIONS

Ch.16 Capital Structure Decisions: The Basics

Ch.17 Capital Structure Decisions: Extensions

Ch.18 Distribution to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchases

PART VI TACTICAL FINANCING DECISIONS

Ch.19 Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking, and Financial Restructuring

Ch.20 Lease Financing

Ch.21 Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Warrants, and Convertibles

PART VII SPECIAL TOPICS

Ch.22 Working Capital Management

Ch.23 Derivatives and Risk Management

Ch.24 Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and Liquidation

Ch.25 Mergers, LBOs, Divestitures, and Holding Companies

Ch.26 Multinational Financial Management

 

Course requirements

Class attendance and in-class discussion (25%), homework (30%), midterm (20%), final exam (25%)

Correspondence

E-mail:jinlihu@yahoo.com

URL:http://jinlihu.tripod.com