Introduces key concepts, principles, tools, contemporary issues and context of finance and financial management in order to prepare students for participation in making investment and financing decisions. Students will develop their financial toolkit by undertaking practical problems and case studies.
Topic 1: Introduction to finance and its context
Topic 2: Time value of money I
Topic 3: Time value of money II
Topic 4: Bonds and interest rates
Topic 5: Risk and return
Topic 6: Capital budgeting decisions
Topic 7: Capital budgeting cash flow estimation
Topic 8: Capital budgeting and risk
Topic 9: Capital structure and financing
Topic 10: Payout 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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||Identify business financial decisions, their impact on value, and the broader financial and regulatory environment in which these decisions are made.|
|2||Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to analyse finance problems and opportunities.|
|3||Measure risk and return and explain the risk-return trade-off and diversification.|
|4||Evaluate capital investments using appropriate capital budgeting techniques.|
|5||Compare and appraise alternative financing sources, capital structures and payout policies.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Identify business financial decisions, their impact on value, and the broader financial and regulatory environment in which these decisions are made.
- Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to analyse finance problems and opportunities.
- Measure risk and return and explain the risk-return trade-off and diversification.
- Evaluate capital investments using appropriate capital budgeting techniques.
- Compare and appraise alternative financing sources, capital structures and payout policies.
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- Purchase the print or eBook version of the following textbook: Graham, JR, Smart, SB, Adam, C & Gunasingham, B, 2017, Introduction to Corporate Finance, 2nd Asia-Pacific Edition, Cengage, South Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN: 9780170364331.
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