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Corporate Finance: 18 July - 5 August 2016 This Corporate Finance course provides you with an overview of the key factors that affect the cost of capital for corporations. You will develop an understanding of the capital structure and pay-out decisions f
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Imperial College Business School inspires brilliant minds to become future business leaders. We offer short, intensive Summer School courses that give students the opportunity to increase their academic standing and spend the summer in central London, one of the most vibrant and culturally-enriched cities in the world. The Business School is at the centre of Imperial College, a global top 10 university, so attending our Summer School will give you the opportunity to experience studying at a world-leading university, develop your network and will be an impressive enhancement to your CV.

Corporate Finance: 18 July - 5 August 2016 This Corporate Finance course provides you with an overview of the key factors that affect the cost of capital for corporations. You will develop an understanding of the capital structure and pay-out decisions for corporations and evaluate how investment and financing decisions are related. Emphasis will be placed on appreciating the limitations and challenges that are faced when applying the theoretical framework of corporate finance to real world problems. By the end of the course you will be able to evaluate, for any type of firm, the risk-adjusted returns of investment project, the optimal mix of debt and equity, the optimal instrument to return cash to shareholders, and the value of a business from the intrinsic and relative value approaches. Topics covered will include: • Fundamental principles of corporate finance • Financial statements, objectives of the firm • Capital Structure in a perfect market: debt vs. equity financing • Financial distress and the optimal financial mix • Dividends and share repurchases • WACC, APV, alternative approaches • Equity, firm value, and revenue multiples • Raising equity capital, IPOs, SEOs • Private firms, growth firms and acquisitions

The full list of Summer School courses on offer in 2016 is: Session 1: 27 June - 15 July 2016 • Accounting • Entrepreneurial Smart Camp • Principles of Finance Session 2: 18 July - 5 August 2016 • Business Strategy & Consulting • Corporate Finance • Strategic Marketing
Setting Description:
Key facts: • Direct contact hours: 63 hours across the 3 weeks • Academic level: Equivalent to a final year undergraduate course • Entry requirement: A level maths or equivalent • You can gain academic credit towards your studies at other institutions on completion of this course. Suggested credit level: 3 – 4 US / 7.5 ECTS credits. Your home institution will determine how much credit is awarded
Cost:
£1,755 - for applications received before 1 March 2016 £1950 - for applications received after 1 March 2016

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