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AFG9044

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
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)

Synopsis

Issues include goals and functions of financial policy, corporate risk, uncertainty, capital structure policies, required rates of return, capital budgeting and long term investment decisions, evaluation of investments and dividend policy, financing, debt and equity, overseas and small business financing, statement analysis and prediction of corporate failure, working capital management, mergers and acquisitions.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the goal, functions and decision making rules as a financial manager
  2. apply mathematical models for risk and return trade-off, for the valuation of securities and for the determination of the cost of capitals
  3. understand the main approaches to the capital structure and dividend decisions
  4. obtain the basic knowledge of hybrids and derivatives
  5. develop and present the knowledge for takeover and acquisition.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Prerequisites

AFG9073

Prohibitions

AFX9540, AFX9641