Finance for Decision-Making
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- 12 Jul 2021
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain the basics of scope and function of the related discipline areas of accounting, finance, management and economics
- Interpret accounting information and analyse financial statements in terms of the concepts underlying their preparation
- Apply available financial tools to assist in managerial decision making in the maritime and logistics industries
- Incorporate uncertainty into investment analysis and apply various techniques available to manage a business risk in the maritime and logistics industries
- Identify the financial problems created when organisations operate over international boundaries, and apply available techniques to solve these problems
- Managerial Finance and its Environment
- Financial Statements
- The Time Value of Money and Financial Asset Valuation
- Risk and Return
- Working Capital Management
- Capital Budgeting Principles and Techniques
- Sources of Finance
- The Cost of Capital and Capital Structure
- Risk Management
- International Financial Management
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
The aim of this subject is to introduce you to the type of financial information that you, as a manager, can expect to receive and to the techniques that you can use to analyse this information for decision making and control purposes. The subject is therefore written from the perspective of you as a manager of an operating unit in a corporate environment. This approach will provide you with a sound basis by which you can understand, review, analyse and use the various types of financial information with which you are most likely to come into contact.
This subject contains sections in relation to ship and port investment evaluation and finance and shipping business risk management. It aims to enhance your capability in understanding practical financial issues and applying financial concepts in the maritime transport and logistics industry where you may be working.
- Engagement Task: Quiz (0%%)
- Multiple Choice Quiz (10%%)
- Financial Analysis Report (35%%)
- Multiple Choice Quiz (15%%)
- Open Book Exam (40%%)
Current study term: 11 Jul 21 to 17 Oct 21
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