School Of Business

Corporate Financial ManagementWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200488.4

Discipline: ECONOMICS

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
HSC Mathematics, introductory economics or microeconomics

Equivalent Units
200050 - Financial Management, 200110 - Corporate Financial Decision Making

About this Unit
This unit introduces the fundamental concepts of finance theory and the tools of financial decision making in the context of the Australian institutional environment. These concepts relate primarily to the time value of money, risk and return, capital budgeting and capital structure. The unit's purpose is to develop an understanding of the basic practices of financial management from the perspective of a firm (both large and small). Students examine the investment, financing and dividend decisions of corporations.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
All students need a scientific calculator for this unit. The calculator should have the SD and/or STAT (for standard deviation calculation) and REG/LR (for correlation coefficient and regression) function. Students must bring the calculator to each workshop (starting from week 1).

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