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2014 BFA703 Introduction to Financial Management

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: Semester 3 (Summer) offering subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

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 you with with an understanding of:

- the scope and nature of the finance function and its role within management;

- the theory of finance and how it underpins the evaluation of investment, financing and dividend policies.

This unit will also develop your practical skills in the identification and analysis of financial problems.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: continuous assessment (40%), examination (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

Semester 1: 2-hr lecture, 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)

Summer semester (if offered): intensive delivery over 2 to 3 weeks

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
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REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl BFA772, BFA728

STAFF: TBA

FEES
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