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AFW2631

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick First semester 2010 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

Time value of money, Theory of valuation, capital budgeting, portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model, efficient market theory, cost of capital, capital structure and dividend policy.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply the concept of the time value of money and other project evaluation techniques
  2. explain and apply portfolio theory and the capital asset pricing model
  3. measure a firm's cost of capital
  4. describe dividend policy and its relevance to the value of a firm
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with financial management and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFW2631.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%

Chief examiner(s)

Balachandher Krishnan Guru

Contact hours

39 hours per semester

Prerequisites

AFW1000 or AFW1001 (pre 2009)

Prohibitions

AFC2140, AFF2631, AFW3044