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Area/Catalogue
BANK 3009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105268

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To provide students at the advanced undergraduate level with an enhanced understanding of the principles and practices underlying valuation and risk assessment as applied to public and private firms. To develop an analytical attitude towards and more refined abilities with the application of valuation and risk assessment principles applicable to corporate finance, including modern approaches that deal with strategic aspects of corporate finance decisions and their valuation impacts.

Course content

Project analysis and discounted cash flows: project cash flow forecasts and risk analysis. Estimating the cost of capital for firms and projects: alternative methods for establishing required returns for projects; cost of capital of the firm; divisional required returns. Risk assessment frameworks in the non-financial corporate sector. Measuring financial risks; portfolio analysis and the measurement of risk in  non-financial corporations. Firm valuation techniques and models: relative valuation of listed firms; valuation of private equity, debt valuation; project selection, real options, strategic options, and the valuation of real investments; and case studies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BANK 3004 Portfolio and Fund Management

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 2.5 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External N/A x 10 weeks

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
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Report 1500 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 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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* 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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