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AFF5130

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2010 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Evening)

Synopsis

The focus of this unit is on the process of business valuation. Topics include capital markets issues, evaluation of industry profitability, accounting analysis including evaluation of earnings management techniques, preparation of pro-forma statements, forecasting, bankruptcy analysis, and business valuation techniques.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. compare and contrast approaches to business valuation
  2. apply economic, industry and business analysis in the valuation process
  3. evaluate an entity's accounting information and perform fundamental and financial analysis using a contemporary approach
  4. apply prospective analysis including forecasting and valuation to a merger and acquisition case
  5. develop capabilities to work effectively in a group; and/or demonstrate effective individual research skills to produce a professional quality business document to solve a valuation problem; and/or deliver a professional quality presentation; and/or develop oral communication skills and demonstrate independent thinking through contributions to class discussions; and demonstrate in individual summative assessment tasks the acquisition of an comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by this unit.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%.

Chief examiner(s)

Mukesh Garg

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prohibitions

AFF5090