• Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Financial Management
  • Areas of interest Finance
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Le Zhang
    • Dr Xiaoting Wei
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2019
    Second Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

This course focuses on tools and techniques used in modern financial management. Material in the course has an applied focus and is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required for understanding, exploring and analysing financial management issues. The course draws upon topical material in order to contextualise theoretical discussion, and present students with examples in practice.

Detailed syllabus topics: Financial maths applications, Risk, Capital budgeting, Cost of capital, Asset pricing, Valuation, Leverage, Capital raising, Financing tools and Financial Derivatives.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Attain basic knowledge of some of the key issues facing financial managers;
  2. Develop proficiency in the areas of asset valuation and project evaluation and;
  3. Deepen their understanding of the finance theory underlying financial management.

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

  1. Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: a group assignment, a mid-semester exam and a final exam. (null) [LO null]

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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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed or enrol in STAT7055 and completed FINM7006 and completed BUSN7008 or BUSN8181. Students of M. Actuarial Studies, M. Actuarial Practice and M. Statistics only need to complete FINM7006 and BUSN7008 to enrol. This course is incompatible with FINM2001.

Assumed Knowledge

The tutorial worksheet assignments will involve the use of a PC or Mac computer. You will need to  be familiar with word processors (for example Word) and with spreadsheets (in particular Excel).

Specialisations

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:
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
2019 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5700
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 Class Summary
2706 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person View

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7423 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person N/A

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