FINA5530 Managerial Finance
- 6 points
|Trimester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Trimester 2||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
|Trimester 3||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit introduces concepts in finance. Topics covered include capital markets; interest rates; valuing projects and financial instruments (bonds, equity, derivatives); capital budgeting; risk and return relationships, diversification and portfolio theory.
- Students are able to (1) understand the objectives of financial management; (2) understand the Time Value of Money concept and apply it to solve financial problems; (3) evaluate capital investment proposals and understand the implications and limitations of the main evaluation methods; (4) value both debt and equity securities; (5) understand the concepts of risk, risk aversion and diversification; and (6) explain the relation between returns and risk proposed by the asset pricing models.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation and practice; (2) project; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Shane Lavagna-Slater (TR1, NSTP) Mr John King (TR2) Dr Russell Poskitt (TR3) Dr Mosharraf Hossain (TRI3 online)
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Master of Business Administration (coursework)
the Master of Business Administration (coursework and dissertation);
enrolment in the Graduate Certificate in Minerals and Energy Management;
approval from The Business School only, which will be determined with regard to relevant documented professional work experience
- FINA5432 Introduction to Finance
- Contact hours
- for trimester teaching periods—lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week; for non-standard teaching period—up to 5 hours per week over 7 weeks; online-nil
- Unit Outline
- Trimester 1_2019 [TRI-1_2019]
Trimester 2_2019 [TRI-2_2019]
Non-standard teaching period [TS-G-2A_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.