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This online unit, offered by Open Universities Australia and RMIT University, aims to give you a guide to how firms and businesses come to make financial decisions, and how these decisions are informed by the state of the market as a whole.
In studying this unit, you will look into various techniques of mathematical finance, and you'll also learn how debt is valued and equity secured. Managerial Finance also aims to give you an insight into how corporations budget and manage capital, with risk also playing a large part in this.
The unit is part of the Master of Business Administration at RMIT, so is bound to be of interest if you're looking to enhance your financial leadership skills.
Managerial Finance is assessed in three different ways: a closed-book invigilated exam counts for 50% of your final mark, while a mid-study period test and quizzes make up the remaining 50%.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
You must also have successfully completed the following unit:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Managerial Finance unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is indispensable for those who want to pursue a career in economics, as it is fairly holistic in terms of the ground it covers. Your skills in financial costing, evaluation and management will also be enhanced should you successfully complete this unit. Managerial Finance would be particularly beneficial if you're keen to work in the fields of auditing and accounting, as the techniques and theory learned during the unit will be utilised in both these careers. The analysis of business reports and an understanding of financial modelling is particularly vital in both areas of employment.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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