Treasury Management

Subject 333-672 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

August, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 18 hours per semester (Semester 2).
Total Time Commitment: Not available

333-662 Derivative Securities. This subject is only available to those students that would satisfy the entry criteria for the Master of Applied Finance.

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 Stephen Alexander Cheesewright
Subject Overview: The rationale for, and functions of, treasury; fundraising techniques; liquidity management; identifying and managing foreign exchange exposure; treasury systems management and measuring of treasury performance.
Objectives: On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
  • Recognise the issues pertinent to managing a firms treasury operations;
  • Describe the nature and role of derivatives in interest rate risk management;
  • Explain the international funding alternatives available to firms operating in the global marketplace;
  • Apply complex techniques to evaluate the performance of treasury operations;
  • Evaluate the alternative systems available to manage a firms liquidity.
Assessment: A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (70%) and assignments totaling not more than 1500 words (30%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Oral communication
  • Written communication
  • Collaborative learning
  • Problem solving
  • Team work
  • Statistical reasoning
  • Application of theory to practice
  • Interpretation and analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Synthesis of data and other information
  • Evaluation of data and other information
  • Using computer software
  • Accessing data and other information from a range of sources
Related Course(s): Master of Applied Finance

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