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Business Finance (MBS546)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external, SUM-internal, SUM-external
DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-MMR: TMB-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TMA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit provides students with understanding of the macro-economic setting in which corporate financial decisions are made. Students will be exposed to finance theory and tools and techniques used in financial decision making. To assist students to acquire this understanding, it is necessary for students to perform basic financial calculations. The conceptual framework and techniques covered in this unit will provide students who wish to progress to a practitioner role within the finance discipline with a foundation for further studies.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the finance discipline
2 Apply finance knowledge in practical contexts
3. Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills
4. Evaluate issues and problems and develop evidence-based conclusions
5. Demonstrate capability to engage in lifelong learning
6 Integrate knowledge of ethical and sustainability issues into professional and personal practices
Timetabled Learning Activities 2.5 hours lecture-workshop per teaching week for South Street Campus: All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning. Structured learning may include lectures, face-to-face seminars, workshops, online activities, consultations and coaching sessions. Some units may be delivered in an intensive mode. Students should refer to the published timetable, and Unit Guide for specific information about the timetabling of this unit. Seminars (TNE):6 sessions at 3.5 hours per session X 1 revision session at 3 hours.
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core units materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Assessment On-line assignments
Mid-Term Test Materials
Group Assignment All Case study/research project
Final exam
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have completed MBS605 Business Finance may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: MBS605
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GradCertBusAdmin)
Graduate Certificate in Business Studies (GCBStudies) [New in 2019]
Master of Applied Psychology + Doctor of Philosophy (MAppPsych)+(PhD)
Master of Business (MBus) [New in 2019]
Master of Business Administration (Global) (MBA(Global))
Master of Business Administration (MBA) [New in 2016]
Master of Business Administration + Master of HealthCare Management (MBA)+(MHCM) [New in 2019]
Master of Business Administration + Master of Human Resources Management (MBA)+(MHRM) [New in 2019]
Master of Business Administration + Master of Information Technology (Data Science) (MBA)+(MIT) [New in 2019]
Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) (MPA(Adv))
Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
MBS546
Dr Kim-Song Le
Lecturer in Finance

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2362
e: K.Le@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.011 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
MBS546

DUBAI-ISC: TJD-Internal
DUBAI-ISC: TMD-Internal
DUBAI-ISC: TSD-Internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-Internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-Internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TSA-Internal
Ms Vanessa Grida
Lecturer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2254
e: Vanessa.Grida@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.3.002 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
MBS546

MURDOCH: S1-External
MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Dr Kunalan Subramaniam
P/T Teaching Casual

e: K.Subramaniam@murdoch.edu.au
MBS546

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Kim-Song Le
Lecturer in Finance

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2362
e: K.Le@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.011 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
MBS546

KAPLAN-MMR: TMB-Internal
MURDOCH: SUM-Internal
MURDOCH: SUM-External
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