BAO1101 - Accounting for Decision Making
|1.||Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical aspects of financial markets and risks and returns of financial securities;|
|2.||Analyse a range of pricing models including Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and multifactor models with reference to both conceptual and practical implications arising in investment settings, asset allocation decision-making, the functioning of securities markets, indexes, and achieving capital market efficiency;|
|3.||Critically review economic and financial theories and concepts through the examination of security valuation and portfolio construction;|
|4.||Derive, evaluate and apply technical knowledge to achieve ethical and professional outcomes relevant to the distinctive nature of derivative securities in a variety of local and global contexts;|
|5.||Critique a range of portfolio evaluation approaches and techniques to evaluate professional portfolio managers' performance;|
|6.||Exhibit effective interpersonal skills to collaborate with and influence team members, respecting the diversity of team contributions and commitment to achieving team outcomes whilst assuming responsibility and accountability for their own learning and professional practice; and|
|7.||Elucidate independent expositions of knowledge and ideas to clearly, coherently and succinctly address complex and unpredictable problems.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Test||Multiple Choice Questions||10%|
|Test||Short Answer Questions||30%|
|Case Study||Case Study Analysis (Individual)||30%|
|Assignment||Topic research (group)||30%|
|Test||Theoretical and Practical Short Answer Questions and/or Multiple Choice Questions||20%|
|Assignment||Case Study Analysis (Group Assignment)||30%|
|Examination||Final Examination - 3 hour||50%|
Essentials of Investments (11th ed.).
Bodie, Z., Kane, A. & Marcus A.J. (2018).
Sydney: McGraw-Hill Education.
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