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Course details

This course builds on the topics and techniques of FMGT 3510. Students will use tools such as DCF/NPV analysis and the weighted average cost of capital to develop a framework for capital budgeting that focuses on increasing shareholder value. Corporate risk management concepts and international financial planning issues will also be addressed. An overview of the theory and practice of capital structure decision making and shareholder distributions will be provided. Additional topics include leasing, public offerings, and financial options.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

5.5

Cost

$774.84 - $787.70 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of FMGT 4510 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 10242

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 10242
  • $787.70
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 30 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 109
Instructor

Eddy Fung

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

5.5

Cost

$787.70

Status

CRN 15556

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Apr 01 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 15556
  • $774.84
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Feb 11 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online
Feb 18 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 385
Feb 25 - Mar 25 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online
Apr 01 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 385
Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

5.5

Cost

$774.84

Important information
  1. The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS at the Downtown Campus: Midterm: February 18th Final: April 1st This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Assess a firm's various sources of capital and evaluate its cost of capital.
  • Analyze the desirability of an investment in capital assets under conditions of uncertainty and risk. Determine the relevant cash flows in a capital budgeting analysis.
  • Assess whether a company should lease or buy capital assets.
  • Understand how firms raise long-term capital. Determine the best way to finance a firm through a mixture of long-term debt and and/or equity.
  • Demonstrate how corporate taxes and various transaction costs impact on the capital structure of the firm.
  • Assess the impact of dividend and stock repurchase policy on firm value.
  • Discuss the special factors that affect firms with significant foreign operations. Outline the factors influencing exchange rates and evaluate techniques to hedge or reduce foreign exchange risk. Analyze foreign investment decisions an outline ways to finance international investments.
  • Use basic financial risk management techniques.
  • Understand the basic mechanics of options as well as calculate their value. Understand the applicability of general option concepts to other aspects of financial management.

Effective as of Winter 2012

Related Programs

Finance 2 (FMGT 4510) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Accounting
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Finance
    Diploma Full-time
  4. Finance
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Financial Planning
    Diploma Part-time
  7. Financial Planning
    Diploma Full-time

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