Finance (7905AFE)

This course aims to provide a broad introduction to the study of corporate finance. In keeping with the central role of finance in corporate management it is a foundation core subject for all students undertaking the Master of Business Administration degree. An understanding of corporate finance is essential for a mastery of business administration and for the effective performance of a senior management role regardless of specific function. By the end of the course, students should possess a clear understanding of how, managers acquire, allocate and monitor the use of financial resources available to them. The course also provides an elementary introduction to the valuation of sustainability issues in corporate finance decision making and the associated risks to the value of the firm. Corporate finance is also essential prerequisite knowledge for those students who wish to undertake further studies in finance. All students are expected to begin studies at the first designated lecture for each course of their program. Students who cannot attend must gain written approval from the MBA Director to continue in that trimester. Enrolment in this course is restricted to MBA students only. Students enrolled in other graduate degrees who meet the entry requirements of the MBA program may be admitted with the approval by the MBA Director. Prerequisite: 7901AFE Accounting and Reporting ( for MBA students) Co-requisites: NIL Incompatible: 7211AFE Corporate Finance, 7705AFE/7705GBS Finance

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Postgraduate

Student contribution band

Band 3

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 2Online Trimester 1Online Trimester 2South Bank Trimester 1

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (42334) Open Weeks 1 - 5, Mid-Trimester Break, 6 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (40389) Open Saturday 09:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1, 3, 6, 9
G42 3.09
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Online Session
Online Session (43666) Open Wednesday 18:00 - 19:50
Weeks 1 - 2, 4, 7, 10

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10433) Open Saturday 09:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1, 3, 6, 9
S02 6.37
Webb Centre
South Bank Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Online Session
Online Session (12833) Open Thursday 18:00 - 19:50
Weeks 1 - 2, 4, 7, 10

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (13545) Open Weeks 1 - 7, Mid-Trimester Break, 8 - Study week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
9 July 2018
Last day to add a course
22 July 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 August 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
9 September 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Class
Class (40751) Open Weeks 1 - 5, Mid-Trimester Break, 6 - Exam week This is a non-timetabled class. Please refer to the course profile for further information.

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
9 July 2018
Last day to add a course
22 July 2018
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
5 August 2018
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
9 September 2018

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (41222) Open Saturday 09:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1, 3, 5, 10
G42 3.09
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must enrol in this Online Session
Online Session (43593) Open Wednesday 18:00 - 19:50
Weeks 1 - 2, 5, 6, 11