units

BFF2631

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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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 Banking and Finance
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2015 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
City (Melbourne) TRI-C-29 2015 (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 BFF2631.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Dr Zoltan Murgulov (First semester)
Dr Manapon Limkriangkrai (Second semester)

Prerequisites

Students must have passed one of the following before undertaking this unit: AFF1000, ACF1000, AFF1110 (pre 2009), ACP1000, AFF2631or AFP1000.

Prohibitions

AFC2140, BFC2140, AFG2631, BFG2631, AFP2631, BFP2631, AFW2631, BFW2631, AFW3044, AFF2631