シラバス Syllabus

授業名 Corporate Finance
Course Title Corporate Finance
担当教員 Instructor Name May May Ho
コード Couse Code NUC425_N22A
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門教育科目 / Specialized Subject
学位 Degree BBA
開講情報 Terms / Location 2022 UG Nisshin Term2

授業の概要 Course Overview


The casestudies will assist students to develop their "Frontier Spirit" to equip them to succeed in the globalised business reality.
In this course, we will use active learning to explore the world of corporate finance, more specifically areas in business valuation for Initial Public Offering, business expansion, improvement of shareholder value and efficient use of resources. We will use the case study approach to breathe life into the finance concepts and understand how they are applied in the business world.
Able to analyse financial numbers and use them to make company recommendations.
In this course, we will use active learning to explore the world of corporate finance, more specifically areas in business valuation for Initial Public Offering, business expansion, improvement of shareholder value and efficient use of resources. We will use the case study approach to breathe life into the finance concepts and understand how they are applied in the business world. In individual assignments we will also revisit net present value, internal rate of return and the cost of capital models together with the other finance models we touched upon in the earlier finance models to more complex real world finance questions.
Students are able to apply finance concepts to real life situations and articles they might read on finance

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals

*本学の教育ミッションを具現化する形で設定されています。

LG1 Critical Thinking

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


Computation of Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Cost of Capital models, Capital Asset Pricing Model and Dividend Discount Models.
Analysis of company decisions

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 20 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 80 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

Subject topics will be taught using case studies. Pre-reading is essential. MCQ, Quizzes and questions will be provided before class to facilitate understanding of related information and relevant case studies. All preparations should be done before class. Presentation, discussion and exchange of ideas will be done during class.

8 hours are recommended for class preparations.
Read the suggested topics 1 hour
Attempt MCQ or short quiz regarding the topics 1 hour
Read case studies 2 hours
Prepare answer answers for the case studies 4 hours

In class: feedback provided immediately
Write up before class: feedback given in class or shortly after discussion
Group essay: Feedback given after submission

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Week 1: Introduction to Corporate Finance
Describe the evolution of the fintech landscape and the various companies involved. Develop an awareness of the magnitude of capital investments and acquisitions in/of fintech companies.


●使用するケース
Case: Cutting through the Fog: Finding a Future with Fintech

第2日(Day2)

Week 2: Application of financial and finance theories and analysis tools to evaluate “best” strategic decision for a small business
Apply theory and analysis tools to evaluate the current resources, capabilities and core competencies of a small business and evaluate future revenue growth opportunities.


●使用するケース
Case: Wil's Grill

第3日(Day3)

Week 3: Financial statement analysis and introduction to supply chain finance
Apply finance skills on accounting ratios and cashflow analysis to derive business decisions.


●使用するケース
Case: Supply Chain Finance at Procter and Gamble

第4日(Day4)

Week 4: Finance Capital Budgeting Simulation
Evaluate a diverse set of competing investment proposals and make decisions regarding 27 separate proposals over a 5 year period.


●使用するケース
Simulation: Finance Simulation Capital Budgeting

第5日(Day5)

Week 5: Financing and impact of financial models
Evaluate the valuation of Snap, discuss IPO process and equity offerings.


●使用するケース
Case: Snap Inc's IPO

第6日(Day6)

Week 6: Generating Higher Value Strategy
Analyses the rationale for and implications of enhanced shareholder communications, i.e. communication with external constituents.


●使用するケース
Case: Generating Higher Value at IBM

第7日(Day7)

Week 7: Perform financial forecasting, valuation techniques and understand the role of research analysts in capital markets
Evaluate financial information using net present valuation and other techniques and information to consider an expansion and when selling equity to outside investors.


●使用するケース
Case: The Valuation and Financing of Lady M Confections

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

*成績は下記該当項目を基に決定されます。
*クラス貢献度合計はコールドコールと授業内での挙手発言の合算値です。
講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
コールドコール Cold Call 5 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 30 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 35 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 10 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 15 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 10 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 30 %
期末試験 Final Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Please refer to the course pack.「Please refer to the course pack.」Please refer to the course pack.(Plea)

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Information and cases will be provided in the coursepack.

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation

Individual student assignments will be provided to ensure finance models are covered and well understood.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Ho May May qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (“ACA”) under the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in 2007 after training with Ernst and Young in London. In 2017, she became a Fellow Chartered Accountant (“FCA”) under the ICAEW. In 2019, she was also awarded Business and Finance Professional (“BFP”) under the ICAEW. She is also a Singapore Chartered
Accountant and holds an MSc in International Business from the University of Lancaster, UK.

She has experience in financial auditing at Ernst and Young before moving on to regulatory reporting at Merrill Lynch and later the Royal Bank of Scotland. In 2020, she will be taking up the position of Visiting Professor at Hosei University in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2011, she has embarked on an academic and writing career drawing on her experiences and expertise.







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