Course Title: Principles of Finance

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Principles of Finance

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ECON1093

City Campus

Undergraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

ECON1239

City Campus

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020

ECON1285

Open Learning Australia

Non Award

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Distance / Correspondence

OUAS3PG18,
OUAS1PG19,
OUAS3PG19

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ECON1323

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Internet

JulDec2019 (KP5)

ECON1323

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

625H Economics, Finance and Marketing

Internet

JanJun2020 (KP3)

Course Coordinator: Dr. Thanh Truong

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1119

Course Coordinator Email: thanhtan.truong@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Melbourne Campus, Building 80, Level 11, Room 28-10

Course Coordinator Availability: By Appointment, via email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course is designed to provide you with the techniques and principles underlying theory of corporate finance. You will examine a number of different financial areas and apply various financial concepts. You will assess projects to determine which of them have the best potential payoff, manage investments, value stocks and analyse the risk and return paradigm.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

CLO1: Identify the nature and key components of financial systems both domestically and globally.
CLO2: Apply the concepts of time value of money to various valuation models including debts and equities.
CLO3: Illustrate the concept of diversification and examine the impact on the risk and return relationship.
CLO4: Analyze the characteristics and functions of arbitrage and derivatives and how they are applied to risk management strategies.
CLO5: Explore the features of equity derivatives and evaluate how they work for investors.


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 online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems in group; conducting group 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: 20% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

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

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.