Business Finance

Course code PACC6003
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

The course provides an introduction to corporate finance theories and how these theories can be applied to problems relevant to managers. Topics covered will include: corporate objectives, operations of capital markets, alternative sources of finance, dividend decision, financing decision, cost of capital, time value of money, evaluation of investment projects, and risk and return.

Availability

Sydney Bathurst Street

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the importance of finance and risk in personal/business decisions;

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the investment and financing decision processes of the firm;

3. Illustrate an understanding of the role cash flow estimates and analysis have in the decision processes;

4. Use basic financial mathematics;

5. Exhibit an understanding of how risky assets are priced;

6. Explain the concept of risk management and its importance to management.

Content

Topics in this include but are not limited to:

  1. Identifying corporate objectives
  2. Introduction to the capital market as sources of finance and investment
  3. Alternatives sources of finance
  4. Dividend payout decisions
  5. Capital structures
  6. Cost of capital
  7. Time value of money and financial mathematics
  8. Evaluation of investment projects
  9. Concept of risk
  10. Risk management and pricing of risky assets.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) and Master of Professional Accounting / Master of Business programs.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Group Assignment

In Term Test: Mid semester exam

Formal Examination: Exam

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term