Monash University Handbooks 2008

AFX9540 - Business finance

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Day)


This unit covers corporate finance concepts and theories at an introductory level. Students will be expected to be able to master basic calculations involving share and bond valuations, NPV and IRR,

company cost of capital, etc. and to use them in determining whether investment projects should proceed as well as the value of companies.

They will also expected to be able to interpret the results and to discuss basic issues and theories appropriate to an introductory level unit.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Within semester assessment: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


AFX9500, AFX9510


AFF9250, AFF9641, AFX9641

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