Lecture01 - FINM2401 Financial Management Lecture 1...

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Unformatted text preview: FINM2401 Financial Management Lecture 1 FINM2401 Financial Management Introduction 3 Introduction Course objectives Resources Course structure Assessment Contacting staff 4 Course Objectives Financial numeracy Understand basic financial computations and when they are needed Financial literacy Understand basic financial concepts Be able to apply concepts Be able to explain the relevance of concepts to current events 5 Resources CD Interactive Finance Lecture Notes from POD or Blackboard Blackboard Text(optional): B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e by Peirson, Brown Easton, Howard & Pinder 6 Course Structure Lectures One 2-hour lecture per week Theory development seasoned with practical applications Prepare with CD, clarify with text as needed Tutorials One 2-hour tutorial per week Blackboard quiz prior to each tutorial Prepare problems as per tutorial guide 7 Assessment 40% Mid-Semester Exam 60% Final Exam 8 Tutorial Quizzes Quizzes available on Blackboard for each lecture Quizzes do not count toward your final grade, BUT Attempting the quiz prior to the tutorial questions will point you to the topic(s) you need more work on Practice quiz on Maths 9 MathsRevision Tutorial Optional tutorial, first week only See Blackboard for times and venues Regular tutorials start next week Sign up on mySi-Net See Julie McIvor for any problems with tutorial allocation 10 Contacting Staff Your tutor should be your first point of contact! Co-ordinator: Karen Alpert Room 39-348 ph 336 56261 k.alpert@business.uq.edu.au Lecturer: Darren Lee Room 39-328 ph 336 56743 d.lee@business.uq.edu.au Associate Lecturer: Julie McIvor Room 39-319 ph 336 56961 j.mcivor@business.uq.edu.au 11 Tips for Success in FINM2401 Read the course outline carefully Prepare tutorial questions b e f o r e the tutorial WebCT quizzes should help you focus your study Be sure to study theory as well as practical problems The course is progressive (dont fall behind) FINM2401 Financial Management Objective of the Firm 13...
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