Course Title: Global Funds Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Global Funds Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BAFI1075

City Campus

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Spring2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Spring2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Spring2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2021

BAFI3206

Open Learning Australia

Non Award

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Distance / Correspondence

OUAS2PG18,
OUAS2PG19,
OUAS1PG20,
OUAS3PG20

Course Coordinator: Dr Daniel Chai

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 7378

Course Coordinator Email: daniel.chai@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 88, Level 3

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

This course focuses on the dynamics of the international financial system, balance of payments, exchange rates and financial products, and how these topics relate to international financial management. This course also explores funds management and approaches to implementing investment strategies across international markets. Current academic research and trends in the industry are also considered from local and global investors' perspectives.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • CLO1: Evaluate knowledge of the current theory and practice of international financial management.
  • CLO2: Develop skills to work effectively as a team member to critically analyze financial market-related problems.
  • CLO3: Recognize the structure of global financial system and apply finance theories to the international financial markets.
  • CLO4: Synthesize national and international business, finance,economic and analytical frameworks and techniques to solve problems and opportunities.
  • CLO5: Develop individual skills of summarizing, critically analyzing and assessing issues in global funds management.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and/or online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period. 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4, 5

Assessment Task 2: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 3, 4, 5

Assessment Task 3: 40%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.