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Course Details in 2019/20 Session

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Module Title LH Corporate Restructuring
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 27153
Module Lead Eilnaz Kashefi Pour
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 2
Pre-requisites LC Introduction to Management Accounting - (07 26357) LC Introduction to Finance - (07 26355)
Restrictions None
Description Corporate Restructuring needs graduates with a critical understanding and knowledge of modern corporate finance at an advanced level. The objective of this course is to provide in-depth knowledge of initial listing offerings and corporate restructuring activities such as delisting and bankruptcy, with a focus on the linkages between corporate strategic and financial decisions and firm value. In particular, topic will be analysed within an agency cost framework, focusing upon conflicts between stockholders, managers, and debt-holders.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a critical knowledge and understanding of the use of initial listing offerings and corporate restructuring approaches;
  • Analyse and systematically explain how restructuring techniques can change firm value;
  • Critically assess potential candidates for particular restructurings;
  • Analyse restructurings based on corporate valuation techniques.
Assessment 27153-01 : Group Report : Coursework (65%)
27153-02 : Group Presentation : Coursework (35%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments:
Group presentation 35%
Group Project Report (2,500 words) 65%

Reassessment: N/A
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