FIN510 Finance for Management (8)

This subject introduces the student to the role of finance in corporate management. Students will develop skills in the identification and analysis of financial problems, particularly the performance of the firm and project evaluation.  Students are introduced to the commercial environment in which the firm operates, as it relates to its financial situation.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
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
Enrolment restrictions

Postgraduate students only. Not available to students who have completed ACC515, FIN516, FIN571.

Subject Relationships
FIN571 There is substantial overlap of content.FIN516 There is substantial overlap of content.ACC515 There is substantial overlap of content.
Incompatable Subjects
ACC515 FIN516 FIN571
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to assess and critically evaluate the underlying theory of financial decision-making;
  • be able to evaluate the firm's position in its operating environment using financial analysis techniques;
  • be able to apply a range of financial techniques to real world financial problems faced by firms to create a financial analysis;
  • be able to analyse the outcomes of these financial techniques in order to provide an informed management decision and advise a course of action.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • financial statement analyis;
  • cash flow evaluation the time value of money;
  • capital budgeting and cashflow principles;
  • project evaluation techniques:
  • risk in project evaluation;
  • the cost of capital;
  • leverage and capital structure;
  • working capital management.
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.