Organisations are vulnerable to financial risk, including funding and liquidity risk, market risk from interest rate, exchange rate or commodity price movements, credit risk and operational risk. The purpose of this subject is to equip you with the necessary skills to assess these financial risks and manage them strategically with the use of financial instruments. The Financial Risk Management unit discusses the process of investment evaluation that is covered in the Strategic Management Accounting subject and examines some of the practical elements and complexities of hedge accounting in relation to the international financial reporting standards that are covered in the Financial Reporting subject.
|Unit name||Financial Risk Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 risk and a risk management framework|
|LO2||be able to analyse the funding, liquidity, interest rate, foreign exchange, commodity price, credit and operational risk faced by organisations|
|LO3||advise an organisation on the procurement and management of funding and the allocation to competing long-term investments|
|LO4||explain the nature and characteristics of derivatives|
|LO5||explain responsibilities for financial risk and regulatory requirements, and the control framework for managing both financial and operational risks|
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080101|
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.
BFA503 AND BFA605
1 x 2-hr lecture (wks 1-13), 1 x 1-hr tutorial (wks 2-13).
Quiz (10%), Test (20%), Case Study Analysis (20%), Examination (50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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