Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
All firms face decision making when determining which projects offer the greatest investment. ACFI2080 expands across the financing decisions of firms, considers the implications of competitive markets for management, the effect of dividend policies, the management and use of the cost of capital, the impact of mergers and acquisitions, and the management of international finance. Students engage in problem solving and decision making techniques reflective of current professional practice.
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Engender an integrative understanding of the factors affecting a firms financing decision
2. Interrelate the importance of the dividend decision and the factors that may effect this decision
3. Comprehend the concept of, and demonstrate the ability to, calculate firms weighted average cost of capital and the effect of imputation tax
4. Develop an extended understanding of the efficient market hypothesis, and arguments in favour of behavioural finance
5. Explain mergers and acquisitions, theory and evidence on the competitiveness of securities markets and the implications of this evidence for management
6. Analyse, synthesise and evaluate the outcomes of a detailed financial problem, incorporating both collaborative and individual work processes
7. Reflect upon and interpret conclusions, communicating them in formats conducive to both audience and purpose.
Considers the capital structure and financing decisions of business enterprises, the measurement and use of the cost of capital, the management of fixed interest investments, mergers and acquisitions, and implications of competitive markets for management.
ACFI2070 - Business Finance
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks