UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

FINA3326 Applied Financial Management

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 option in the Finance major sequence
  • Category B broadening unit for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Design students
  • Level 3 elective
Content This unit builds on the Level 2 Finance units, with particular emphasis on financial policy decisions for firms operating in a multinational environment. Topics include the hedging of risk in a multinational environment; international capital budgeting; international arbitrage mechanisms and aspects of political risk and foreign direct investment.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) define and distinguish different types of foreign exchange risk and recommend appropriate management action on how to manage this risk ; (2) describe the primary forms of financing used by multinationals and identify issues involved in capital structure decisions; (3) identify issues surrounding international capital budgeting investment decision-making; and (4) critically analyse issues involved in foreign direct investment and exposure to country/political risk.
Assessment Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s) Mr Gary Smith
Unit rules
Prerequisites: FINA2222 Corporate Financial Policy
Contact hours lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.biz.uwa.edu.au/Units/FINA3326/SEM-2/2017

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