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BX2014 - Financial Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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

  • acquire life-long learning skills through reflecting on the effectiveness of learning activities and performance in assessment;
  • apply financial management knowledge of selected topics, including: decisions involving time, risk and cash flows such as security valuation and short-term financial management; capital budgeting; weighted average cost of capital and capital structure; and derivatives;
  • appraise financial management decisions using financial theory;
  • demonstrate financial management computational skills;
  • appraise computational answers using the logic of finance.
Prerequisites: (BU1002 OR CO1101 OR CO1002 OR CO1001 OR BU1902) AND (BU1007 OR BU1010 OR MA1401)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU2004 CO2611 CO2601

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: Mr Ian Burnett.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Mr Ben Jacobsen.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Mr Ben Jacobsen.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Mr Ben Jacobsen, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: Mr Shane Glynn.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: Mr Noel Francis.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: Mr Noel Francis.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: Mr Noel Francis.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); reflective tasks (15%); online tests (25%).

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.