The assessment for the course comprises of 4 sections, with weighting as follows:
5% Peer assessment for Group assignment
15% Class attendance, in-class participation and online project consultations
30% Two in-class mini quizzes
50% Group assignment
The grade obtained for the course is marked against the standards of the CEU and as such, is final and non-negotiable. No emails/conversations on trying to better your score will be entertained after the exam.
The group assignment requires you to work in teams of 4 persons to identify and determine the optimal capital structure of a listed company. The assignment details will be furnished during Lecture 1. You will be required to address the questions in the assignment and submit a professional report at the end of the course.
There is a peer evaluation component to this assignment and it comprises 5% of your final grade. All team members should provide a peer evaluation, ranking each member (including oneself), and providing a rationale for the evaluation. Peer evaluation serves as a factor in assessing individual contributions to the success of the project. The project is graded based 50% on individual effort and 50% on group results. The peer evaluation is kept confidential and not shared.