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Annette Nguyen (Trimester 1), Amirul Ahsan (Trimester 2)
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars
Topics to be addressed in this introductory finance unit include: what finance is and why it is important to individuals and businesses; basic mathematical concepts involving the time value of money determining present values and future values; the basics of Australian monetary system and the determination of interest rate; the nature of return and risk; risk/return measurement and application; the basics of Australian financial system; foreign exchange market and transactions; the basics of global financial markets.
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online test - 10%
Assessment 2 (Group of 3-4 students) - Written assignment (4000 words) - 30%
Examination (2 hours) - 60%
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination
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