Student internal use onl y M O V I N G F O R W A R D , T H I N K I N G A H E AD. Assignment Planning Postgrad uate Diploma in Business Administration Subject Name: Financial Management Word Count: 3000 Assignment Objective : This Assignment is designed to assess students to the conception of Financial Management for exploring the knowledge of corporate finance and capital markets , emphasizing the financial aspects of managerial decisions. It touches on all areas of finance, including the valuation of real and financial assets, risk management and financial derivatives, the trade -off between risk and expected return, and corporate financing and dividend policy. The course draws heavily on empirical research to help guide managerial decisions. You will need to: You are asked by the CEO of a listed company to be a listed corporate fin ance consultant to evaluate the group of companie s under the umbrella to the basic principles of modern corporate finance. In this detailed & complete Corporate Financial Advisory Report onto the Topics covered include the time value of money and basic met hods for optimal investment and consumption decis ions. Furthermore, the report covers aspects in capital market theory and asset pricing. The report also provides a first insight to the importance of options in financial decision making and concludes with models concerning the firm’s optimal capital stru cture. Furthermore, your report get familiar with the basic principles of event studies, the Modigliani – Miller -Theorem and long term financing. Remember your report to be read by a group of stakeholders who m have not had any financial knowledge background and by the end of this report, you will be illustrating your profound professional knowledge: 1 To give an introduction to corporate finance 2 To provide an understanding of the most important concepts and pri nciples of corporate finance at a level that is a pproachable for a wide audience 3 To study essentials of investments, assets valuation, capital structure, specifics of financial markets instruments 4 To develop basic skills of valuing assets given forecasts o f future cash flows. Assessment Criteria Upon the completion of this detailed report , the report should be discussi ng , illustrating , explaining , analyzing and compounding 1) to give an introduction to corporate finance and financial management ✓ Introduce Finance. ✓ Introduce Financial Management ✓ Overview of Corporate Financing Decisions. ✓ Overview of Capital Markets and Financial Instruments. Student internal use onl y M O V I N G F O R W A R D , T H I N K I N G A H E AD. 2) to provide an understanding of the most important concepts and principles of corporate finance at a le vel that is approachable for a wide audience: ✓ Understa nd how to analyze by the concept of Discounted Cash Flow ✓ Understand how to analyze by the concept of Present Value 3) to study essentials of investments, assets valuation, capital structure, specifics of financial markets instruments ✓ To study the Fundamen tals of Stocks Valuation. ✓ To study the Valuing Debt Securities. ✓ To study the Investment Evaluation. 4) to develop basic skills of valuing assets given forecasts of future cash flows. ✓ get familiar with the basic principles of Risk and Return. ✓ get familiar with the basic principles of Portfolio Theory. ✓ get familiar with the basic principles of Long -term Financial Decisions ✓ get familiar with the basic principles of Capital Structure and Cost of Capital.