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FIN211 Financial Management (8)

Abstract

This subject introduces the student to the principles of financial management from a corporate perspective. The approach is to present and examine the theory and practice of investment and financing decision-making. The application of a range of analytical techniques appropriate to contemporary financial decision-making is used to evaluate business options.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineBathurst Campus
On CampusAlbury-Wodonga Campus
On CampusBathurst Campus
On CampusCSU Study Centre Melbourne
On CampusCSU Study Centre Sydney
On CampusPort Macquarie
On CampusWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
OnlineBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: FIN211
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Accounting and Finance

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed FIN210, FIN281 or RMBU2639.
For former Sydney University Orange Campus students the equivalent pre-requisite is RMBU1645 and QBM117.
Prerequisite(s)Incompatible subject(s)Related subject(s)
ACC100 and QBM117FIN281 FIN281 There is substantial overlap in subject content, but subjects are offered to different cohorts

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
* be able to identify, analyse and solve financial problems confronting business enterprises, particularly problems relating to corporate investment, asset management and financing decisions;
* be able to employ analytical techniques, using contemporary electronic aids appropriate to financial decision making;
* be able to analyse the impact of economic, legal and tax changes on the financial position of the firm;
* be able to demonstrate critical evaluation and communication skills relating to the scope, methodology, role, objectives and ethics of financial management within business organisations.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:

Introduction to financial management

Financial mathematics

Introduction to risk and rates of return

Capital budgeting concepts and methods

Issues in capital budgeting

Cost of capital

Sources of short term finance

Long term debt financing

Equity financing

Capital structure

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.