Courses & Units

Financial Management BFA107

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Financial Management
Unit code BFA107
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Accountability
Coordinator Mr Faisal Khan
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania and Third Party (Universal College of Higher Education (Hong Kong))
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Accelerated Study Period 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 3 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 1 On-Campus International
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Accelerated Study Period 3 12/9/2022 5/10/2022 27/10/2022 11/12/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the theoretical underpinnings and processes in financial decision making
  • Apply concepts and analytical tools of finance to make decisions that incorporate risk and return
  • Use professional written communication to convey financial information in a variety of business situations
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,354.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BFA106, BFA281-A, BFA181-A, BFA208, BFA105-A, XPD108

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week.

AssessmentTest 1 (5%), Test 2 (15%) (20%)|Exam (60%)|Assignment (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

Titman S, Martin, T, Keown, A & Martin, J 2018, Financial Management, Principles and Applications,  8th edition, Pearson Australia. ISBN: 9781488617218

Recommended

Parrino, R, D, Au Yung, HH, Morkel-Kingsbury, N, Dempsey, M, Ekanayake S, James, J & Murray, J 2019, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 3rd edition, John Wiley & Sons, Australia

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