2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour workshop per week
Warrnambool campus : Over the trimester 4 x 3 hour classes and 11 hours of pre-recorded lectures are available
This unit introduces students to the role of the professional financial adviser in the areas of estate planning and risk management and insurance. The unit covers a number of important topics within estate planning including Wills, powers of attorney, intestacy, estate and non-estate assets, trusts (including testamentary trusts), distribution of estate assets and the tax implications of the deceased estates. Within the area of risk management and insurance, topics include an introduction to risk management and insurance; the role and regulation of the insurance industry in Australia, insurance contracts, types of personal insurance policies and the taxation of these products.
The unit seeks to provide an introduction to the key concepts of estate planning and personal risk insurance and then examines the application of these concepts to the provision of strategic advice and practical strategies to clients.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit.At the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MAA319 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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