Solve investment and financing problems that can arise within organisations. Study corporate budgeting and risk. Use a framework to critique investment and dividend policy decisions.Invest your time strengthening your financial management knowledge.
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Subjects may require attendance
- 28 Feb 2022
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Upon successful completion of the subject you will be able to:
- apply design thinking to investment and financing problems in order to develop appropriate solutions
- apply research principles and methods to design innovative options and solutions for, and make reasoned judgements about, problems and issues in contemporary business practice
- select, communicate and advocate desirable solutions that will address investment and financing problems
- synthesis and apply a contemporary business finance knowledge, accepting the importance of ongoing continuous learning.
- Please refer to RMIT University’s Learning Management System - Canvas, for further details.
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- RMI-OMBA220 (Not currently available)
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
- RMI-BUSM4521-Design Thinking for Business (Executive)
- RMI-OMBA600 (Not currently available)
- RMI-OMBA100 (Not currently available)
No additional requirements
Financial managers face three types of key decisions: what investments should be made, how investments should be financed and what dividend policy should a firm take. This subject will develop a framework for analysing a firm’s investment, financing and dividend policy decisions, providing concepts and analytical tools that are based on the fundamental principles of modern financial theory.
You will examine financial markets and the key financial tools used in managing organisations. You will investigate financial mathematic techniques, the valuation of debt and equity securities, corporate capital budgeting, risk and diversification, efficient market hypothesis, weighted average cost of capital, capital structure theory and dividend policy
- Assessment Task 1 (Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4) (20%)
- Assessment Task 2 (Linked CLOs: 3, 4) (30%)
- Assessment Task 3 (Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3) (50%)
Current study term: 27 Feb 22 to 05 Jun 22
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