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Area/Catalogue
BANK 2007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
011940

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4 & 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To engage students with the processes, practices and decision outcomes associated with investment and financing decisions made within businesses, and to equip students to undertake investment and financing analysis.

Course content

The financial environment and the role of finance in business: financial objectives of firms, financial mathematics, cash flow, time value of money; financial markets and sources of finance.
Investment evaluation: net present value and other criteria; risk and uncertainty in capital investment decisions.
Capital structure and cost of capital: intermediate and long term funding; debt valuation; equity models, dividend valuation, capital asset pricing model; weighted average cost of capital; theoretical debate on capital structure and the value of the firm; leverage.

Textbook(s)

Titman, Martin, Keown & Martin 2019, Financial Management: Principles and Applications, 8th edn, Pearson Australia, Melbourne, VIC

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 1053 Quantitative Methods for Business
ACCT 1008 Accounting for Business

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 2.5 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 hours x NA
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x NA
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 25 hours x NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x NA

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Assignment 2000 45% N/A
Examination N/A 55% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Assignment 2000 45% N/A
Examination N/A 55% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 45% N/A
Examination N/A 55% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Assignment 2000 45% N/A
Examination N/A 55% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Assignment 2000 45% N/A
Examination N/A 55% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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