- Code FINM7046
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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 PGRD
- Dr Jozef Drienko
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2019
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This course is designed to familiarise Master of Business Administration students with the components of the financial system as well as to introduce them to the three basic ideas underpinning finance: the time value of money; diversification; and, arbitrage. The aim of the course is to provide Master of Business Administration students with introductory exposure to financial transactions, institutions and markets including money markets, stock markets, foreign exchange, derivative markets and contracts. It provides students with a solid foundation of finance knowledge for a senior management career.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of financial transactions, institutions and markets, including money markets, stock markets, foreign exchange, derivatives markets and contracts.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the ideas behind the time value of money, including being able to calculate the value of cash flows relating to a number of financial instruments.
- Describe the concept of diversification, including the risk and return relationship and calculate optimal weights for a portfolio comprising of two financial assets.
- Explain the concept of arbitrage and utilise derivatives for risk management purposes.
- Use financial evidence to inform management practice and ethical decision-making.
- Typical assessment may include, but is not restricted to: quizzes, assignments and exams. (null) [LO null]
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WorkloadStudents 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.
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