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AFW2631

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - 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.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick First semester 2011 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway First semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2011 (Day)
Sunway Summer semester A 2011 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2011 (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

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed one of following: AFG1000, AFP1000, AFW1000 or AFW1001 (pre 2009) before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

AFC2140, AFF2631, AFG2631, AFP2631, AFW3044