Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week (Semester 1, Semester 2). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Entry into the Master of Applied Commerce (Accounting) program. Students must have completed (or be enrolled in) the core economics, accounting and quantitative subjects (where required) prior to enrolling in this subject.
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Michael Tuan Shew Chng
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides an overview of the financial manager's role in value creating for stakeholders. It provides an overview of financial mathematics, basic finance concepts, and asset pricing which are necessary for effective financial decision making. It examines the major decisions facing financial managers such as: funding choices and capital structure; dividend policy; project evaluation and capital budgeting. An introduction to the concepts and uses of derivative financial instruments such as options and futures is also provided.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 1-hour mid-semester test (20%), one 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%) and assignments totalling not more than 3000 words (30%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Master of Applied Commerce (Accounting) |
Master of Applied Commerce (Accounting)
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