This unit introduces students to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of financial management within an Australian context. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of: the scope and nature of the finance function and its role within management; and the theory of finance and how it underpins the evaluation of investment, financing and dividend policies. This unit will also develop practical skills in the identification and analysis of financial problems.
|Unit name||Principles of Financial Management|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Richard Mawulawoe Ahadzie|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania and Third Party(ies): ECA|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|ECA Melbourne||Semester 1||On-Campus||International|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Compare financial management concepts and evaluate alternatives to make financial risk and capital decisions.
- Critique financial decision-making in an Australian business.
- Justify financial decisions to a diverse audience.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:BFA772-A AND BFA703 AND BFA728
4 x 3-hour workshops (in addition a 1-hour orientation workshop will held in week 1)
Weekly pre-recorded lectures on MyLO
|Assessment||Online quiz (20%)|Group case study and presentation (40%)|Take-home exam (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
You will need the following text [available from the Co-op Bookshop]:
Parrino, R, D, Au Yong, HH, Morkel-Kingsbury, N, Dempsey, M, Ekanayake S, James, J & Murray, J 2019, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 3rd edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, Qld.
Peirson, G, Brown, R, Easton, S, Howard, P, & Pinder, S, 2015, Business Finance, 12th edn, McGraw Hill, Sydney.
Petty, JW, Keown, AJ, Scott Jr, DF, Martin, JD, Martin, P, Burrow, M & Nguyen H, 2009, Financial Management, 5th edn, Pearson Education, NSW.
Ross, SA, Christensen, S, Drew, M, Thompson, M, Westerfield, RW & Jordan, B J 2014, Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, Sydney.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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