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EA5024 - Business and Financial Management in the Minerals Industry

[Offered in even-numbered years]

Credit points: 6
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Science, Technology & Engineering

Mining in the national economy, managing people, teams,communication, negotiation and leadership, discounted cash flow analysis, valuation of mines and prospects, understanding corporate financial statements, using DCF and financial statements in risk and sensitivity analysis, financing methods, operations management using exploration as example, planning, developing business strategies, selection of business entity, raising capital, IPO's, legal issues and management, business management in context of local and global commercial and political context of resources industry, case histories.

Learning Outcomes

  • a sound grasp of the principles of financial management in the resource industry;
  • awareness of the important factors to consider in establishing and running resource projects;
  • ability to analyse financial problems of resource projects.

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