The program is designed to suit graduates who are working predominantly in the making of financial decisions or who are charged with designing and implementing systems which support the implementation of such decisions. The program is designed to facilitate an understanding of the uses and limitations of accounting information, familiarity with basic economic and legal concepts essential for the middle to upper levels of management and an understanding of financing and investment.
To gain entry to this program, students must have: *a bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college, or equivalent; or * a CQU Graduate Certificate in Management, or equivalent.
Graduate Diploma of Financial Management
About Financial Management
Financial managers of the future will have the competency to properly implement the functions of financial management and the ability to deal with international markets. They will recognise the significance of economic and business trends in the Asia-Pacific area and understand the importance of culture as a prerequisite to a successful business.
The Graduate Diploma of Financial Management program provides students with the knowledge and analytical skills to address the financial management and decision making aspects of an organisation.
If you are looking for a career working within international monetary markets and systems or providing risk analysis, foreign exchange risk management, multinational working capital management or foreign investment analysis, this program provides the tools and knowledge to get you there. Particular career focus areas are financial market analysis, banking, investment houses, government departments and financial brokering.
Students must complete 6 courses (48 unit points of credit) to graduate with the Graduate Diploma of Financial Management.
These courses include:
* 5 core courses; and
* 1 elective course.
5 core courses
Course Code Course Name
ACCT20051 Accounting Information for Decision Making
COIS20024 Systems Management Overview
ECON20023 Economics for Business
FINC20006 Organisational Finance
FINC20007 Financial Market Analysis
plus 1 elective course
The elective course may be selected from any postgraduate courses offered by the Faculty of Business and Informatics providing prerequisites have been met.