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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.

Financial Management
UoS Code SMBA6004
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1, Semester 2 and Intensive July
Prerequisites None
Corequisites SMBA6001
Prohibitions
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information Assumed knowledge: MBA Primers
Lectures 1 x 4hr lecture/workshop per week
Assessment individual assignment (50%), final exam (50%)
Description This unit of study will provide students with insight and understanding of the role that financial management can play in developing and executing effective strategies for change. Drawing on research in finance and management accounting, this unit of study will give students an understanding of key financial management tools and techniques that can be used to drive and support change and give them the opportunity to apply these financial management tools to real world case studies. In addition, students enrolled in this unit of study will have the opportunity to gain practical insights from leading industry practitioners, including CFOs, into the financial management practices they use in their organisations.