FINAN200-23A (TGA)

Financial Management 1

15 Points

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Division of Management
School of Accounting, Finance and Economics

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What this paper is about

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This paper develops the theories, principles, and practice of corporate finance after students learn the basics of finance from FINAN101. Financial management is one of the most important themes in the finance discipline. Theories and principles address major issues in financial management: capital budgeting, cost of capital, long term financial policy and working capital management. This paper helps, students, to understand what is involved in the financial activities of a corporation, what tasks are assigned to financial managers, and how to apply theories and principles in real business contexts.
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How this paper will be taught

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This paper covers capital budgeting and working capital management for private and public sector organisations. Three key important questions are answered in this course: What long-term investments should the firm take on? The cost of long-term financing to pay for the investment? How will we manage the everyday financial activities of the firm?

Lectures

The lectures will be delivered on Zoom (The lecture will be recorded and will be available on Moodle after the lecture). The students are encouraged to attend the zoom lectures and use the videos as a tool to review the contents. All communications are done through Moodle which enables students to access all course materials and activities.

Tutorials

Tutorials start in the 2nd week of A Trimester 2023. All students should attend one tutorial (one hour) per week. Given the size of the student enrolments there will be only one online tutorial session. (NOTE: Please refer to Moodle for detailed information).

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Although most of what students need to know about the conduct and content of the paper are given in the paper outline, updates may be communicated to students via announcements, lectures, or email from time to time as the need arises.

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Required Readings

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Articulate the financial implications of the different forms of business organisation
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  • Explain and compute a firm's cost of equity capital, cost of debt, and overall cost of capital
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  • Apply financial problem-solving skills to evaluate long-term investment decisions and construct capital budgets
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  • Determine a firm's cash flow from its financial statements
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  • Describe securities markets and explain the role of investment bankers
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  • Describe the venture capital market and its role in financing new businesses
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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Student's achievement will be measured by multiple components, including Mid-term test, individual assignment, Final-test and cast study. To be eligible to pass this paper, students must achieve an overall grade of at least 50% in the whole paper. Please refer to the assessment component for more details.
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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Mid-Term test
4 Apr 2023
3:00 PM
25
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2. Assignment
2 May 2023
No set time
25
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3. Final Test
30 May 2023
3:00 PM
25
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Case Study
13 Jun 2023
No set time
25
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Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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