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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Sunway Second semester 2011 (Evening)


Topics include working capital management, capital budgeting and funding decisions (capital structure and cost of capital) incorporating the identification of foreign exchange risks and their management as well as their financial reporting implications.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify motives and evaluate strategies for foreign direct investment
  2. understand the impact of and strategies to manage risks associated with international business
  3. acquire a sound knowledge of issues surrounding the financing of international business
  4. develop oral presentation skills in communicating complexities surrounding international business
  5. develop an ability to work independently, lead and participate in teams from diverse cultural and social backgrounds by producing a presentation relating to an international business issue
  6. demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFF9730.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Madhu Veereraghavan

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Students must be enrolled in course 2098 to undertake this unit


AFF9160, AFF9250