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Unit of Study ACC00152 - Business Finance (2017)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Explain how businesses make financial decisions and the nature of the broader financial environment in which they operate
2 Calculate and interpret measures of risk and return, explain the risk-return trade-off and discuss the concept of diversification
3 Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to aid in financial management decision-making
4 Analyse and appraise capital investments
5 Compare and evaluate alternative financing sources, capital structures and dividend policies

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Explain how businesses make financial decisions and the nature of the broader financial environment in which they operate
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Calculate and interpret measures of risk and return, explain the risk-return trade-off and discuss the concept of diversification
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to aid in financial management decision-making
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. Analyse and appraise capital investments
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. Compare and evaluate alternative financing sources, capital structures and dividend policies
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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