Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management in a business organization. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:
- The basis of finance concepts including interest rate and time value of money
- The application of time value of money in evaluating different financial assets such as bond and equity
- The scope and nature of the finance function and its role within management
This unit also develops your practical skills in identification and analysis of financial problems. Specifically, this unit explains the relationship between risk and returns while considers the role and objectives of financial management and capital budgeting. It introduces students to the role and function of the capital markets and the various sources of finance.
|Unit name||Financial Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||14/9/2020||2/10/2020||28/10/2020||12/12/2020|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- LO1: Explain the theoretical underpinnings and processes in financial decision making.
- LO2: Apply concepts to financial decisions that incorporate risk and return.
- LO3: Communicate professionally, in written form, financial information in a variety of business situations.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,354.00||091901|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
BFA105, BFA106, BFA181, BFA208, BFA281
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week.
Online test (15%), Homework collection (10%), Written assignment (15%), Final exam (60%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Titman et al 2016, Financial Management, Principles and Applications, 8 th edition, Pearson Australia. ISBN: 9781488617218
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