ACCG32002D
Advanced Corporate Finance
Sheridan
 
  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 42.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Fall 2020
Prerequisites: FINA23000D
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: 45 credits including FINA23000D

Program(s): Bach Bus Admin Market Manage, Bach Business Admin Accounting, Bach Business Admin Finance, Bach Human Resources, BachBus Admin Spply Chain Mgmt
Program Coordinator(s): Lorraine Alyea, Sathy Sritharakumar, Carol Bureau, Maryam Hafezi, Mark Weaver
Course Leader or Contact: Francis Fasanu
Version: 20200914_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: This course will be delivered in a face-to-face or hybrid format.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
Students examine a variety of advanced finance issues and the tools used by financial managers in decision making. Topics include financial markets and portfolio risk, capital budgeting, long-term sources of funds, capital structure and dividend policy, treasury risk management, financial planning, and long-term planning and strategic issues in finance. Through a combination of various learning techniques including interactive lectures, problem solving activities and case studies, students develop the decision making skills required of financial managers.

Program Context

 
Bach Bus Admin Market Manage Program Coordinator(s): Carol Bureau
This course develops the student's ability to contribute to financial decisions in a diverse, complex global business environment. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the accounting professional programs of study. This course can be used as a required program course in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting or an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management

Bach Business Admin Accounting Program Coordinator(s): Lorraine Alyea
This course develops the student's ability to contribute to financial decisions in a diverse, complex global business environment. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the accounting professional programs of study. This course can be used as a required program course in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting or an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management.

Bach Business Admin Finance Program Coordinator(s): Mark Weaver
This course develops the student's ability to contribute to financial decisions in a diverse, complex global business environment. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the accounting professional programs of study. This course can be used as a required program course in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting or an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management

Bach Human Resources Program Coordinator(s): Sathy Sritharakumar
This course develops the student's ability to contribute to financial decisions in a diverse, complex global business environment. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the accounting professional programs of study. This course can be used as a required program course in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting or an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management

BachBus Admin Spply Chain Mgmt Program Coordinator(s): Maryam Hafezi
This course develops the student's ability to contribute to financial decisions in a diverse, complex global business environment. This course is designed to meet the requirements of the accounting professional programs of study. This course can be used as a required program course in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting or an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to analyze advanced financial concepts and recommend effective courses of action to optimize performance of the enterprise in a complex global environment.
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Develop recommendations to management using advanced financial concepts.
  2. Compute capital budgeting alternatives to maximize return on investment.
  3. Identify long term sources of financing to optimize an entity's capital structure.
  4. Recommend a dividend policy to maximize market value of corporate securities.
  5. Evaluate special financing and investment alternatives.
  6. Assess the impact of treasury-risk management decisions in a complex corporate environment.
  7. Analyze the use of futures, forwards, options and swaps for alternative sources of corporate securities.
  8. Construct effective financial plans in a complex global environment.
  9. Explain the impact on stakeholders of volatile financial markets and decision-making.
  10. Interpret financial results to recommend optimal courses of action.
  11. Demonstrate professional behaviours including: work effectively in a team environment, meet due dates, produce professional quality assignments, use reference materials responsibly

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS & ONLINE INSTRUCTION
 Online Lab Assignments (Pre and Post Class)10.0%
 Team Case Studies (2 x 5%)10.0%
 In-Class Quizzes (Best 5 out of 6)10.0%
 Midterm Exam30.0%
 Final Exam (Cumulative)40.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Assignments and case studies are to be completed in small groups. All other evaluations are on an individual basis. In addition to achieving a minimum 50% overall grade, a student must have a combined average of at least 50% on the non-group components of the evaluation plan in order to receive credit for this course.



Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS
 Online Lab Assignments (Pre and Post Class)10.0%
 Team Case Studies (2 x 5%)10.0%
 In-Class Quizzes (Best 5 out of 6)10.0%
 Midterm Exam30.0%
 Final Exam (Cumulative)40.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Assignments and case studies are to be completed in small groups. All other evaluations are on an individual basis. In addition to achieving a minimum 50% overall grade, a student must have a combined average of at least 50% on the non-group components of the evaluation plan in order to receive credit for this course.

Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Colleges and Universities requirements:


 

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar

  • Not Eligible for PLAR

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Print Instruction Mode Professor Applicable Student Group(s)
In-Class Multiple Professors Bachelor of Business Administration
In-class & Online Instruction Multiple Professors Bachelor of Business Administration

Sheridan Policies

All Sheridan policies can be viewed on the Sheridan policy website.

Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

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Course Outline Changes: The information contained in this Course Outline including but not limited to faculty and program information and course description is subject to change without notice. Any changes to course curriculum and/or assessment shall adhere to approved Sheridan protocol. Nothing in this Course Outline should be viewed as a representation, offer and/or warranty. Students are responsible for reading the Important Notice and Disclaimer which applies to Programs and Courses.


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