|Gold Coast||Session 2||Session 2|
|Lismore||Session 2||Session 2|
|Online||Session 2||Session 2|
Introduces students to financial risk management including foreign exchange and interest rates, derivative securities and markets, derivative pricing, and financial risk mitigation strategies. Students will engage in teacher-directed activities and experiences relevant to contemporary financial risk management in the multinational enterprise context.
Topic 1: Financial Derivatives: An Introduction
Topic 2: Mechanics of Forwards and Futures
Topic 3: Pricing Forwards and Futures
Topic 4: Strategies using Forwards and Futures
Topic 5: Mechanics of Options
Topic 6: Binomial Option Pricing Model
Topic 7: Black-Scholes-Merton Option Pricing Model
Topic 8: Strategies using Options I
Topic 9: Strategies using Options II
Topic 10: Financial Risk Management: Techniques and Applications
Topic 11: Managing Financial Risk in an Organisation I
Topic 12: Managing Financial Risk in an Organisation II
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||Evaluate risks associated with financial asset ownership||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Explain the characteristics of financial derivative securities and markets||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||Price financial derivatives using appropriate models||Intellectual rigour|
|4||Implement risk management and trading strategies using financial derivatives||Intellectual rigour|
|5||Discuss the techniques available to reduce financial risk associated with trading and operating commercially in an international environment||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|6||Explain the value of financial risk management in the current economic environment.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
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Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Short written response - forward and futures||30%|
|Short written response - options||30%|
|Exam: closed book||40%|
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