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CO5133 - Financial Risk Management

[Not offered in 2021]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Available to students admitted to the Graduate Diploma of Advanced Accounting

The purpose of this subject is to equip you with the necessary skills to assess financial risks, such as funding and liquidity risks, credit and operational risk and manage them strategically with the use of financial instruments. It extends the governance framework covered in the Ethics and Governance subject and the investment evaluation that was covered in Strategic Management Accounting.

Learning Outcomes

  • advise an organisation on the procurement and management of funding and the allocation to competing long-term investments;
  • demonstrate the practical elements of accounting for derivatives, for both embedded derivatives and derivatives used for hedging purposes;
  • explain responsibilities for financial risk and regulatory requirements, and the control framework to manage both financial and operational risks;
  • advise an organisation on the types of financial instruments that could be used to best manage an organisations financial risk;
  • construct a risk assessment of an organisation and make recommendations based on that risk assessment.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination - In class - (60%) -
Prerequisites: CO5129 AND CO5131

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.