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Unit of Study ACC00716 - Finance (2014)

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  • Co-requisites

      FIN00706 Financial Management in Business

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 Demonstrate an understanding of how businesses make financial decisions and the nature of the broader financial and regulatory environment in which they operate.
2 Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to analyse finance problems and opportunities.
3 Explain the risk-return trade-off and diversification.
4 Evaluate capital investments using appropriate capital budgeting techniques.
5 Appraise a business's working capital management.
6 Compare and appraise alternative financing sources, capital structures and distribution policies.

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

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of how businesses make financial decisions and the nature of the broader financial and regulatory environment in which they operate.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Apply the techniques of financial mathematics to analyse finance problems and opportunities.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. Explain the risk-return trade-off and diversification.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. Evaluate capital investments using appropriate capital budgeting techniques.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Appraise a business's working capital management.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  6. Compare and appraise alternative financing sources, capital structures and distribution policies.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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