Financial Management I

Subject 208-161 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures (2 hours per week) and twenty-four hours of tutorials (2 hours per week)
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Mr Peter McSweeney
Subject Overview:

Topics include:

  • financial management (principles and responsibilities);

  • financial recording/reporting of information systems;

  • analysis and interpretation of accounting/financial information;

  • business structure;

  • financial statements (profit, cashflow, balance sheets);

  • budgets and planning;

  • costing methods;

  • computer business applications;

  • debt finance;

  • leasing decisions;

  • direct taxes;

  • indirect taxes; and

  • taxation planning issues.

Assessment: One 2.5-hour written examination worth 40% of final marks, two assignments equivalent to 3000 words and worth 30% of final marks each.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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