BUSINESS AND PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING

FIN2BPF

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The unit aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to computational techniques underlying financial analysis and, subsequently, to apply these techniques in business and personal finance. Techniques will include simple and compound interest, annuities (ordinary, deferred, due, general), internal rate of return (IRR), net present value (NPV), break-even analysis, depreciation. Applications will be in evaluation of loan and investment alternatives for business and personal planning, and will include reference to sources of finance, interest rate regimes, superannuation, taxation and inflation issues, exchange rate issues. Spreadsheets will be used extensively for computations.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Jamieson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Equivalent subjects FIN2FIN

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Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEssentials of Business FinancePrescribedPeirson, G., Brown, R., Howard, P.MCGRAW HILL 1997

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