units

AFG9044

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting and Finance
OfferedGippsland First semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Sisira Colombage

Synopsis

Issues include goals and functions of financial policy, corporate risk, uncertainty, capital structure policies, required rates of return, capital budgeting and long term investment decisions, evaluation of investments and dividend policy, financing, debt and equity, overseas and small business financing, statement analysis and prediction of corporate failure, working capital management, mergers and acquisitions.

Outcomes

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 capitals
  3. understand the main approaches to the capital structure and dividend decisions
  4. obtain the basic knowledge of hybrids and derivatives
  5. develop and present the knowledge for takeover and acquisition.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Prerequisites

Students must have passed AFG9071 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

AFX9540, AFX9641