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BX2014 - Financial Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides an introduction to the discipline of finance and the practice of corporate financial management. Topics include the time value of money, risk and return, cost of capital,capital structure, capital budgeting and short term financial management.

Learning Outcomes

  • appreciate the financial dimensions of corporate, business, and personal investment and financing decisions;
  • analyse and evaluate a range of financial investment options;
  • understand, calculate and apply the cost of capital;
  • evaluate capital structure alternatives and apply financial decision criteria to financing and dividend decisions.
Prerequisites: (BU1002 OR CO1101 OR CO1002 OR CO1001 OR BU1902) AND (BU1007 OR BU1807 OR BU1010 OR MA1401)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2004 CO2611 CO2601

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Ian Burnett, Dr Ray McNamara.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Mr Ian Burnett, Dr Ray McNamara.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Ian Burnett, Dr Ray McNamara
Lecturer: Mr James How.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Mr Ian Burnett
Lecturer: Dr TY Thong.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Ian Burnett
Lecturer: Dr TY Thong.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Mr Ian Burnett
Lecturer: Mr Noel Francis.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mr Ian Burnett
Lecturer: Mr Noel Francis.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Mr Ian Burnett
Lecturer: Mr Noel Francis.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignment and reflection (25%); mid semester test (25%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students are required to obtain an overall mark of 50% to pass the subject and must pass the final examination.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.