Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2012 (Off-campus)


Basic financial functions, development and basis of financial reports, analysis of financial reports, capital investment appraisals, cost behaviour, budgeting technique and implications for management, capital structure and sources of finance.


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 capital
  3. develop skills in financial statement analysis, capital budgeting techniques and working capital management methods
  4. demonstrate business planning budgets, cost behaviour and cost-volume-profit analysis
  5. appraise the main approaches to the capital structure and financing decisions
  6. demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFG9070.


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

Chief examiner(s)

Sisira Colombage