University of Technology Sydney

49098 Applied Financial Management

6cp; 3hpw. Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



The subject develops an understanding of the core principles of finance and their applications to financial decision making. Students examine the use of financial statements in assessing a firm's financial health, its strengths, weaknesses, recent performance and future prospects. This subject develops students' abilities to conduct corporate valuation for investment purposes. Students assume the role of managers and learn the mechanics of various ways of financing and market valuation by performing industry and financial analysis, identifying accounting deficiencies, forecasting financial statements, and ultimately valuing companies. Students apply different techniques to value various financial assets including loans, bonds, shares and projects.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
This subject is also available in Hong Kong and Shanghai to offshore students only.

Detailed subject description.

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