Financial Management

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


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 contact hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21


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.