|China - TUST||N/A||Session 1|
|Coffs Harbour||Session 1||Session 1|
|Gold Coast||Session 1||Session 1|
|Lismore||Session 1||Session 1|
|Online||Session 1,3||Session 1|
|Papua New Guinea - IBS Enga||N/A||Session 1,3|
|Papua New Guinea - IBS Port Moresby||N/A||Session 1,3|
Covers concepts, principles and tools of business finance and business financial management. It develops students’ knowledge and skills in analysing, evaluating and making business decisions related to capital investment appraisal, financing alternatives, capital structure and dividend policies. The unit also provides an overview of the business’s financial environment, risk and return trade-offs and time value of money applications.
Topic 1: Introduction to Business Finance
Topic 2: Time Value of Money: Single Cash Flow
Topic 3: Time Value of Money: Multiple Cash Flows
Topic 4: Risk and Return
Topic 5: Bond Valuation and Interest Rates
Topic 6: Share Valuation
Topic 7: Capital Investment Decisions I
Topic 8: Capital Investment Decisions II
Topic 9: Financing
Topic 10: Capital Structure Policy
Topic 11: Distribution Policy
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Explain how businesses make financial decisions and the nature of the broader financial environment in which they operate||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Calculate and interpret measures of risk and return, explain the risk-return trade-off and discuss the concept of diversification||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to aid in financial management decision making||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Analyse and appraise capital investments||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||Compare and evaluate alternative financing sources, capital structures and dividend policies.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Purchase eBook from the Wiley Direct online store (which can be accessed by copying and pasting the following link into your browser: http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/business-finance-1st-edition/): Parrino,R, Kidwell,DS, Au Yong,HH, Dempsey,M, Morkel-Kingsbury, N, Ekanayake, S, James, J & Murray,J, 2016, Business Finance, 1st edition, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD.
- Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
China - TUST (intensive)
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Analysis and memo||30%|
|Exam: closed book||50%|
Papua New Guinea - IBS Enga
Papua New Guinea - IBS Port Moresby
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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