Undergraduate | TAS-BFA107 | 2024
Financial Accountability and Management
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- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 14 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 16 Sept 2024
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About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the theory and processes in financial accountability and management to enable informed decisions.
- Apply financial management concepts and tools to help users in making informed decisions that incorporate risk, including ESG risks, and return.
- Use professional communication skills to convey accountability and financial management information in a variety of business situations.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics.
This subject will introduce you to the major concepts and analytical tools used in the theory and practice of accountability and financial management in a business organisation. It is designed to provide you with an understanding of:
• the basis of finance concepts including interest rate and the time value of money; the application of time value of money in evaluating different financial
assets such as bonds and equity;
• accountability and the application of financial management concepts in identifying and assessing environmental, social and governance risks; and
• the scope and nature of the finance function and its role within management.
This subject also develops your practical skills in the identification and analysis of financial problems and prepares you to provide advice to users on their decision making and the risks involved, including ESG risks. Specifically, this subject explains the relationship between risk and returns while considering the role and objectives of accountability, financial management and capital budgeting. It introduces students to the role and function of the capital markets, the various sources of finance and the accountability of the actors involved in the process.
- Online Quiz on Respondus (20%)
- Exam via Respondus (40%)
- Case Study (40%)
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