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Corporate Finance Principles ACCG 6510

Accounting Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the role corporate finance plays in business. Corporate finance primarily deals with how companies manage their money on a daily basis, how companies make long term investment decisions and how companies decide to finance their operations. All decisions are made consistent with managing risk and maximizing their owners’ wealth. This course qualifies as a prerequisite for entrance into the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$929.50

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of ACCG 6510 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 84394

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 84394
  • Domestic fees $929.50
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 16 Tue 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 206
Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$929.50

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course fulfills the CPA prerequisite for Corporate Finance. This course CANNOT be transferred into the Accounting nor Finance Diploma.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define and discuss the goals and objectives of financial management.
  • Compare and contrast corporate ownership forms, macro-economic risks, and primary and secondary financial markets.
  • Outline the concepts of risk and return, portfolio diversification, market efficiency, financial and operating leverage.
  • Carry out financial analysis using: free cash flows, horizontal/vertical analysis, ratios, scenario/sensitivity/simulation, payback, IRR, and net present value calculations.
  • Assess the role of working capital management and its constituent components.
  • Evaluate credit policy decisions and short-term financing sources.
  • Differentiate between short and long term financial planning.
  • Construct cash budgets and pro forma financial statements.
  • Assess a company’s medium and long term financing sources.
  • Differentiate derivative financial instruments and their use in hedging risk.
  • Compare the major elements of a firm’s capital structure decisions and distribution policies.
  • Analyze a company’s cost of capital.
  • Assess corporate long-term investment decisions.
  • Evaluate the purpose and basic approaches to valuation.
  • Compare and contrast the types and rationale for corporate finance transactions.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

Corporate Finance Principles (ACCG 6510) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Professional Accounting
    Advanced Diploma Full-time/Part-time

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