Uses finance cases to develop the tools and analytical skills necessary to make financial decisions.
|Paper title||Financial Management|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$887.55|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,065.80|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,493.25|
- FINC 202 and (ACFI 201 or ACCT 233 or FINC 206)
- Schedule C
- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
The paper is based on case analysis and is intended to increase your understanding of finance principles studied in FINC 206 and FINC 202. For the most part, cases are based on a situation that an actual firm has faced in the past, and your task is to analyse the situation and recommend a value-creating course of action that could be taken by the managers of the firm under consideration. Assigned tasks consist of both group and individual work and provide the opportunity to improve your written and oral communications skills.
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught by lectures.
Required: Carl, Kester W., Ruback, Richard S. and Tufano, Peter. Case Problems in Finance, 12th edition (Irwin McGraw-Hill)
- Course outline
- View the course outline for FINC 303
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able to:
- Apply financial knowledge in a business context
- Have the ability to critically evaluate arguments and draw conclusions supported by appropriate evidence
- Demonstrate an understanding of how organisations create value through the integrated production and distribution of goods, services and information
- Have effective written communication skills
- Deliver an effective oral presentation on an actual business case
- Demonstrate an ability to find, evaluate and use information effectively
- Comprehend and use appropriate quantitative concepts and methods to interpret and critically evaluate data
Further information about teaching staff, tutorial times, assessment details, reading lists and learning objectives is available in the PDF below.
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