units

AFF2631

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting and Finance
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)

Synopsis

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

Outcomes

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 AFF2631.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr YangYang Chen (First semester)
Dr Manapon Limkriangkrai (Second semester)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

AFF1000, AFF1110 (pre 2009) or AFP1000

Prohibitions