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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3083

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
157801

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

This course is designed to improve students’ conceptual grasp of the role and practical application of financial statements in business analysis, particularly as it applies to valuation, credit assessment, strategic decision-making, and assessment of corporate governance and regulatory compliance.

Course content

Financial statements, business analysis and valuation; analysis of corporate and competitive strategies; accounting analysis, adjustments, and distortions; financial analysis, forecasting and valuation; equity analysis; credit analysis and assessment; mergers and acquisitions; governance and regulatory compliance.

Textbook(s)

Palepu, K G, Healy, P M, Bernard, V L, Wright, S, Bradbury, M & Lee, P 2015, Business analysis and valuation: using financial statements, 2nd edn, Cengage Australia, South Melbourne

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
BANK 3014 Superannuation
Group 2
BANK 2007 Business Finance
Group 3
BANK 2005 Finance and Investment
ACCT 1006 Financial Accounting 1

Student must have successfully completed 90 units of study. Students in the DBRF Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) stream must complete the pre-requisite in Group 1. Students in all other active programs must complete the pre-requisite in Group 2. Students in the DBRF Bachelor of Business (Real Estate Practice) must complete the pre-requisite in Group 2. Students in withdrawn degrees should complete the pre-requisites in Group 3.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Workshop 35 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
Case study 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Case study 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Case study 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Case study 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Case study 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Case study 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Case study 1800 word equivalent 40% N/A
Case study 2700 word equivalent 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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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