Corporate Finance

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Corporate Finance by Mind Map: Corporate Finance

1. Coverage

1.1. 1. Understand the objective function

1.1.1. 1.1. The Foundations

1.1.2. 1.2. The Objective in Decision Making

1.2. 2. The Investment Principle

1.2.1. 2.1. The Basics of Risk

1.2.2. 2.2. Risk Measurement and Hurdle Rates in Practice

1.2.3. 2.3. Measuring Return on Investments

1.2.4. 2.4. Project Interactions, Side Costs, And Side Benefits

1.3. 3. The Financing Principle

1.3.1. 3.1. Capital Structure: Overview of The Financing Decision

1.3.2. 3.2. Capital Structure: The Optimal Financial Mix

1.3.3. 3.3. Capital Structure: The Financing Details

1.4. 4. The Dividend Principle

1.4.1. 4.1. Dividend Policy

1.4.2. 4.2. Analyzing Cash Returned to Stockholders

1.5. 5. Linking Financial Decisions to Value

1.5.1. 5.1. Valuation: Principles and Practice

2. Grading Scheme

2.1. Topic Presentation 45%

2.1.1. Report is consistent and effectively sells its recommendations

2.1.2. Presentation is professionally done

2.1.3. Report is not long, 2000 words max

2.2. Class participation 10%

2.2.1. Contextual

2.2.2. Innovative

2.2.3. Insightful

2.2.4. Relevant

2.2.5. Supported

2.3. Assignment 45%

2.3.1. Final Exam 50%

2.3.1.1. Bring exam admission slip

2.3.1.2. Last meeting

2.3.1.3. Use official exam notebook

2.3.1.4. Coverage (all focus questions not covered in the discussions)

2.3.2. Case Analysis 50%

2.3.2.1. Recommendations

2.3.2.1.1. Criteria for selecting alternative recommendations are given

2.3.2.1.2. Criteria are appropriate

2.3.2.1.3. Plan of action is logical linked to the analysis

2.3.2.1.4. Plan of action is specific, complete and practical

2.3.2.1.5. Recommendations are likely to achieve intended results

2.3.2.2. Exhibits

2.3.2.2.1. Analyses in the exhibits are done correctly

2.3.2.2.2. Exhibits support and clarify key points

2.3.2.2.3. Not more than 7 exhibits

2.3.2.3. Quality analysis

2.3.2.3.1. Major issues are addressed

2.3.2.3.2. Relevant tools are used properly

2.3.2.3.3. Assumptions for analysis are stated clearly

2.3.2.3.4. Causes of the problems are identified in the analysis

3. Class format

3.1. Addressing Focus Questions

3.2. Dialogues& Discussions

3.3. Preparation & Participation

3.4. Case Study Analysis