Financial Management

FIN20014 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020. 

Contact hours

  • 36 contact 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

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

31 Jul 20


75 credit points from a Bachelor degree



Aims and objectives

This unit enables students to focus on the goals and functions of corporate financial management. It is designed to enable students to acquire an understanding of the scope and nature of the finance functions and its role within corporate management. It is intended to develop appropriate practical skills to utilise the disciplines of finance and quantitative analysis in making investment and financing decisions towards value creation. In effect, it will enhance the ability in applying informed judgements and help taking effective, ethical and timely actions as to current and future acquisition and allocation of resources in a complex corporate environment.
After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:
1 Explain the fundamentals of corporate finance stemming from underlying theoretical principles and the application of those principles.
2 Generate logical solutions to finance problems that are fit for purpose and be cognisant of the impact of financial decisions on businesses.
3 Communicate a range of arguments in the corporate finance discipline appropriate to the audience, through a variety of communication media
4 Demonstrate independent capability to apply theoretical understanding in analysing the challenges related to corporate finance.