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Department: PhD in Business Management
Module Description: This module aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of concepts, theories and models used in the discipline of finance. Students will acquire an in-depth knowledge of emerging trends in financial markets, corporate ownership, shareholder activism, governance and legislation. Students will also develop new knowledge on cross-border capital flows and the related financial exposures. They will acquire comprehensive knowledge of various methods of corporate restructuring and bankruptcy prediction models and by the end of the module will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of different methods of valuing options and techniques to mitigate forex and interest rate risks of firms. The module requires students to exercise critical thinking, analytical ability and judgement to assess highly complex finance-related issues, form valid judgements and create innovative ways to solve problems leading to the advancement of the discipline of finance and their organizations.
- Brealey, R.A., Myers, S.C. & Allen, F. (2011). Principles of corporate finance. 10th edn. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
- Eiteman, D.K., Stonehill, A.I. and Moffett, M.H. (2015). Multinational business finance. 14th edn. Pearson Higher Education Series in Finance.
- Rogers, J. (2013). Strategy, value and risk: a guide to advanced financial management. 3rd edn. Palgrave MacMillan.
Key indicative readings
- Brooks, R. (2015). Financial management: core concepts. 3rd edn. Pearson.
- Joseph, C. (2013). Advanced credit risk analysis and management. Wiley Finance.
- Penman, S. (2012). Financial statement analysis and security valuation. 5th edn. Columbia: Business School Publishing.
- Porter, M.E. (1998). Competitive strategy. techniques for analyzing industries and competitors. New York, NY: Free Press.
- Schmidlin, N. (2014). The art of company valuation and financial statement analysis: a value investor’s guide with real-life case studies. Wiley: Chichester, West Sussex.
- Warren, C.S., Reeve, J.M. and Duchac J. (2016). Managerial accounting. 14th edn. South-Western/ Cengage Learning.
- Acharya, V.V. and Thomas F. Cooley T.F. (2012). Regulating wall street: the Dodd-Frank act and the new architecture of global finance. Wiley Finance.
- Alrifai, T. (2015). Islamic finance and the new financial system: an ethical approach to preventing future financial crisis. Wiley.
- Bainbridge, S. (2007). Complete guide to Sarbanes-Oxley: understanding how Sarbanes-Oxley affects your business. Adams Media.
- Drake, P. P. and Fabozzi, F. J. (2012). Analysis of financial statements. 3rd edn. Wiley.
- Grant, R. M. (2016). Contemporary strategy analysis: text and cases. 9th edn. Wiley
- Ledig, R. H. and Corey F. Rose. (2014). The Volcker rule: commentary and analysis. Thomson Reuters.
- Mayes, T.R. (2014). Financial analysis with Microsoft Excel. 7th edn. South-Western College Publishing.
- Robinson, T. R., Henry, E., Pirie, W. L. and Broihahn, M. A. (2012). International financial statement analysis. Wiley.
- Subramanian, K. R. and Wild, J. (2014). Financial statement analysis. 11th edn. New York: McGraw Education.