Postgraduate | UNE-AFM531-2023
Subject may require attendance
Part of a degree
- 27 Feb 2023
About this subject
What you'll learn
Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a well-developed understanding of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an advanced and integrated understanding of value creation in corporate firms in a sustainable way through long-term financial decisions;
- demonstrate expert knowledge of financial analytical techniques such as financial mathematics, valuation of bonds and shares and the relationship between risk and return, and apply these to business-related contexts;
- demonstrate expert knowledge of how financial analytical techniques can be applied to long-term financial decisions such as how to determine what type of assets to invest in, how to raise the necessary funding, how to choose the mix of debt and equity and how to reward shareholders;
- demonstrate expert knowledge of working capital management decisions made in corporate firms;
- demonstrate a well-developed understanding of applications of mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation and international finance;
- use a range of cognitive, communication and research skills to investigate, analyse, synthesise and critically reflect on time value principles, valuation and risk return to solve complex problems; and
- work independently and/or collaboratively to plan and execute tasks to enhance professional knowledge and skills in the area of corporate finance.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Corporate finance covers important long-term financial decisions made in business organisations. In this subject you will examine Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and gain an advanced and integrated understanding of how to create sustainable value in corporate firms through long-term financial decisions. In the first part of this subject, you will focus on financial analytical techniques such as financial mathematics, valuation of bonds and shares and the relationship between risk and return. In the second part, you will explore the way these financial analytical techniques apply to long-term financial decisions. You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to determine what type of assets to invest in, how to raise the necessary funding, how to choose the mix of debt and equity, and how to reward shareholders.
Online Quiz 1: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4; Online Quiz 2: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4; Written Assignment 1: 2000 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-7; Written Assignment 2: 2000 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-7; Final Examination: 2 hrs 15 mins. Students must obtain at least 50% in the examination (and at least 50% overall) to receive a pass or better in the subject. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-7. UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Online Quiz 1 (5%)
- Online Quiz 2 (5%)
- Final Invigilated Examination (50%)
- Written Assignment 1 (20%)
- Written Assignment 2 (20%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- UNE-MPA-MAS-2023 - Master of Professional Accounting
- UNE-MPA-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate in Accounting
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees