Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BU8201 Business Finance

Acad Unit: 3
Pre-requisite: NIL

Course Description:

This course provides non‐business and non‐accounting students with an overview of the basic theories and practice of Business Finance/Financial Management. Whatever the size of the company and its industry, or the role of the job, understanding of corporate finance is crucial to the success of the individual and the financial viability of the corporation.

This is a basic course in finance with emphasis on the major financial decisions made by companies and the valuation of investments made by them. Topics include fundamental concepts of risk and return, time value of money, interest rates, bond and stock valuation, corporate financing choices including techniques for investment analysis (capital budgeting), financing policy (capital structure), and dividend policy.