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BX2014 - Financial Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2013
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

This subject provides an introduction to financial management and financial analysis techniques. Topics include short-term financial management, the time value of money, capital budgeting, cost of capital, risk and return and capital structure.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop disciplinary specific knowledge and computational ability in selected topics, including: short term financial management; valuation involving time, risk and cash flows; capital budgeting; long term financing and derivatives;
  • develop an understanding of the logic of financial decision making as an integrating theme;
  • self-identify misconceptions and common mistakes in financial management;
  • acquire life-long learning skills through reflecting on the effectiveness of learning activities and performance in assessment.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
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 28-Mar-2013
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturers: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed, Mr Ian Burnett.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2013
Coord/Lect: Mr Ben Jacobsen.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2013
Coord/Lect: Mr Ben Jacobsen.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 21-Mar-2013
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 18-Jul-2013
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 14-Nov-2013
Coord/Lect: Mr Ben Jacobsen, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 24 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 18-Apr-2013
Coordinator: Mr Ben Jacobsen
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 15-Aug-2013
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 (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 13-Dec-2013
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 (62%); reflective essay (10%); online tests - theory & financial problems (28%).

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.