FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

FIN5FMA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is focused on introducing you to the key goals and decision-making responsibilities of businesses and corporations. You will develop a thorough and advanced knowledge of the short and long term investment and financing decisions of a firm, including project evaluation and capital budgeting decisions; leasing, replacement and real option modelling; the relative merits of debt, equity, hybrid and derivative forms of capital and evaluation of the capital raising process; theoretical and practical decision-making relating to corporate capital structure and dividend policy decisions; the effect of leverage, taxes and other imperfections on the cost of capital and the value of the firm; and working capital and asset management. Related, and extension, topics that may also be considered include mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and corporate governance applications.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBala Balachandran

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Financial management : principles and applications

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJ. William Petty

Year2012

Edition/Volume6th Ed

PublisherPearson publishing

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Financial management : theory and practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorEugene F. Brigham & Michael C. Ehrhardt

Year2011

Edition/Volume13th Ed

PublisherSouth western Cengage learning

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically evaluate and analyse the suitability of specific corporate decisions and transactions for different firms in light of the relative impact on firm valuation and shareholder wealth.
02. Comprehend the accounting, financial and economic theory on which corporate decision-making processes and the concept of firm valuation are founded.
03. Employ practical and quantitative skills to manage the debt and equity capital of a firm, and to value these capital components and the overall firm in this context.
04. Understand the operating and financial structures of business organisations and how these impact on the performance and valuation of these organisations.
05. Structure and present an argument to a decision-making body (such as a CEO or Board of directors recommending a specific corporate transaction or a restructuring or strategy action

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMuhammad Al Mamun

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online and/or in class formative assessment tasks (500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One hour mid- semester examination (1,000 words)) MCQ questions plus problem solvingN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
Individual assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Two hour final examination (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBala Balachandran

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online and/or in class formative assessment tasks (500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One hour mid- semester examination (1,000 words)) MCQ questions plus problem solvingN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
Individual assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Two hour final examination (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBala Balachandran

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online and/or in class formative assessment tasks (500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One hour mid- semester examination (1,000 words)) MCQ questions plus problem solvingN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
Individual assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Two hour final examination (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2020, Study period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBala Balachandran

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online and/or in class formative assessment tasks (500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One hour mid- semester examination (1,000 words)) MCQ questions plus problem solvingN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
Individual assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Two hour final examination (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2020, Study period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBala Balachandran

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online and/or in class formative assessment tasks (500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
One hour mid- semester examination (1,000 words)) MCQ questions plus problem solvingN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
Individual assignment (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Two hour final examination (2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO3, SILO4