Corporate Financial Management

FIN80005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Aims and objectives

The aim of the unit is to foster a robust financial awareness in students and enable them to make informed investment and financing decisions for sustainable value creation and understand the relationship between risk and reward. It is intended to create appropriate practical skills of seeking out information, looking at a problem from the perspectives of leadership challenges, marketing imperatives, technological changes, strategic fits, and financial prudence, and engaging into meaningful debate on those issues. It helps students to take effective, ethical and timely actions as to current and future acquisition and allocation of resources in a complex global environment.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1 Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the financial techniques necessary for the correct evaluation of a firm’s financing and investment options.
2 Generate innovative solutions to problems in corporate financial decision making.
3 Critically analyse analytical tools derived from finance theory.
4 Evaluate financial management principles to the analyse, design, and operate business models.