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MAF709 - Financial Planning Development

Unit details


2017 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

M Olynyk


MAF708 and MAF765

For M559, M659 and M759 students - Nil



For M559, M659 and M759 students - Nil

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit introduces students to the financial planning process and the development of a financial plan. The unit considers issues relating to risk management, estate planning, and salary packaging. In addition it revisits investment and retirement planning covered in earlier units and incorporates all of these areas into a comprehensive financial plan.


Assessment 1 (Group of 2-3) - Critical analysis: quantitative/theory report (2000 words) 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual):

 Part A: Quantitative/Theory (4000 words) - 40%

 Part B: Presentation/Interview (20 minutes) - 10%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Professional identity assessment (e-Portfolio) - 1500 words - 30%

Hurdle requirement: achieve an overall pass mark of 50% for Assessment 2 - the construction and presentation of a comprehensive Statement of Advice.

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