• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Wai Man Liu
    • Prof Takeshi Yamada
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course FINM7007
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    Second Semester 2018
    See Future Offerings

This course is an introductory course in financial management. It builds upon the basic concepts introduced in the Foundations of Finance (FINM1001) and stresses the modern fundamentals of corporate financial decision making with special reference to investment, financing and dividend distribution. While building upon introductory courses in accounting, economics and quantitative analysis the course develops distinctive conceptual frameworks and specialised tools for solving real world financial problems at both the individual and corporate level. The course is a blend of theory and practice. While diligent practice will make you competent in financial techniques, a good grasp of theory will help you think systematically about ways to solve a problem for which no existing technique is suitable or available.

Specific topics to be covered include: financial mathematics, security valuation, techniques for capital investment decisions, financial decision making, corporate capital structure, cost of capital, dividend decision and policy, leasing decision and the analysis of mergers and acquisitions.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students should have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Analyse a range of real-life financial situations using the concepts, frameworks and theories learned throughout the course;
2. Be able to solve a number of decision problems including:
a. consumption and investment decision under certainty;
b. valuation of corporate securities;
c. capital budgeting under certainty;
d. capital budgeting under uncertainty;
e. investment decisions;
f. corporate capital structure decisions;
g. dividend decisions and policy;
h. capital raising decisions;
i. leasing decisions; and,
j. analysis of takeovers and mergers.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: quizzes, a mid-semester exam and a final exam.

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Workload

Students are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work in this course. This will include at least 3 contact hours per week and up to 7 hours of private study time.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FINM1001, and either STAT1008 or STAT1003.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $3900
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $5160
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
2560 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
7552 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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