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AFX3021

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2011

Synopsis

This unit is designed to emphasise the different approach to the finance function when risk identification and risk financing are taken as the drivers of value creation.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain the concept of risk financing
  2. consider the major sources of endogenous and exogenous risk
  3. compare risk across industrial sectors and forms of business enterprises
  4. apply risk financing techniques
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills in individual and/or group activities dealing with risk financing.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Prerequisites

AFX2021 or AFX3141