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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is concentrated around an examination of the theoretical and empirical aspects of financial management, and focuses on using empirical research and other anecdotal evidence to evaluate theoretical and practical applications of financial management issues. Specific topics covered in the unit include market efficiency and capital market anomalies, capital raisings and the IPO process, capital structure and dividend policy decision-making, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and financial restructuring, and issues relating to corporate governance and control. The subject also has a research methodology focus, providing students with an appreciation and understanding of the various research methodologies and statistical analysis techniques employed in finance-related research.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAngela Lou

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission into LGE or LPEC or LHF or LHE or LHC or LGEM or LHB or enrolled in an honours course


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBusiness FinancePrescribedPeirson, G., Brown, R., Easton, S. and Howard, P.11TH EDN, MCGRAW HILL 2012

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