FIN5000 Financial Management
Co-requisite: ACC5202 or ACC5502 or ECO5000 or FIN8102
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, spread-sheet software programs, word processing software programs, Powerpoint software programs, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.
This course will introduce students to the concepts and tools of financial management. The focus of the course is decision making in a financial context. It therefore examines the techniques that are used in businesses to make decisions that are consistent with the efforts to increase the wealth of the owners of the business in a corporate environment. The topics covered include but not limited to the valuation of future cash flows, the valuation of stocks and bonds, capital budgeting, risk and return and long term financing. The course consists of core modules and program specific modules for each postgraduate program if applicable.