International Agribusiness Finance and Investment
- Module code
- Module leader
- Stephen Thomas
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 150 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 25 hours
- Teaching period
- Semester 2
Decisions involving long-term assets, capital budgeting, capital appraisal techniques and investment decisions. Cost of capital, risk and uncertainty. Portfolio theory and capital asset pricing models. Foreign exchange markets and hedging techniques. Dividend and retention policies. Efficient market hypothesis. Company valuations. International financial markets.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of financial theories and concepts relating to corporate finance in the Agribusiness sector..
- Calculate and assess WACC, cost of equity, cost of debt and discounted cash flow techniques.
- Understand how the level of international market efficiency underpins corporate finance theories.
- Evaluate the factors involved in portfolio theory and application and how these theories can be used to reduce risk through investment over country borders.
|Coursework||Group presentation to Board of Directors||40%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Atrill, P. and McLaney E. (2013). Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists. (8th edition). Pearson Education.
- Arnold.G. (2013). Corporate Financial Management. (5th edition). Pearson Education.