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Business Valuation (MBS665)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit provides an overview of the concept of value and the standards, concepts and principles of valuation and their application in the financial and corporate world. The unit provides an introduction to valuation theory together with practical skills in business valuation. Different approaches to business valuation will be explored together with outcomes that are theoretically sound and legally defensible in practice.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the important role that business valuation plays in the financial and corporate world
2: Demonstrate a critical understanding of the key concepts, principles and practices of business valuation including international valuation standards
3: Apply the key processes and practices of business valuation (including international valuation standards) to develop a valuation outcome that is theoretically sound and legally defensible
4: Demonstrate a capacity to work collaboratively with team members including communication, project and time management skills.
Timetabled Learning Activities 2.5 hour seminar per teaching week for South Street Campus
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 unit 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.
Other Learning Experiences Self-directed on-line learning activities:
Readings: 2.5 hours per session = 30 hours
Workshop preparation 8 hour = 96 hours
Assessment 1. Two in class quizzes (50%)
2. Group assignment / presentation on valuation case. Written report (20%) and group presentation assessed individually (10%).
3. Critique of article (20%)
Prerequisites Enrolment in Master of Professional Accounting
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
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.


Unit Coordinator
Mr Eric Teo
P/T Teaching Casual

e: E.Teo@murdoch.edu.au
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: S1-External
MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Mr Eric Teo
P/T Teaching Casual

e: E.Teo@murdoch.edu.au

Ms Tara Amin
Associate Lecturer in Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2316
e: Tara.Amin@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.029 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
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