FIN350 Strategic Financial Management (8)

This subject examines the principle of adding value for shareholders through the selective restructuring of assets, liabilities and capital in the corporate organisation. The subject uses a case study method of instruction to expose students to actual financial decision making situations.  In this way students draw on knowledge gained in previous subjects to analyse problems and strategic issues faced by the financial manager in the contemporary business environment.

Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Accounting and Finance
Assumed Knowledge
FIN221 and FIN230
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain how financial management relates to general corporate policy;
  • be able to evaluate real world issues and problems faced by the financial manager, by being able to select appropriate financial techniques;
  • be able to analyse financial data and provide a decision on a course of action that is in the best interest of firm shareholders; and
  • be able to analyse and account for risk in the decision making process.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • agency relationship and corporate governance;
  • long term investing decisions;
  • long term financing decisions;
  • short term financing Issues; and
  • mergers and acquisitions.
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

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