Finance professionals are concerned with the management of assets to create wealth for investors or companies. The finance discipline examines how individuals, businesses and institutions raise funds to implement investment strategies and how they allocate these funds to a variety of investment opportunities.
Casual Tutor Applications - Semester 2, 2018
Applications for semester 2, 2018 Casual Tutor and Tutor Assistant positions will open on Thursday 5th April and close it on Sunday 27th May 2018. A link to the application submission page will be made available closer to the opening date.
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Our academics are active collaborators in multi-partner centres which bring together researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries.
The Department of Finance hosts a variety of events throughout the year providing a platform for students, academics, industry professionals and accounting practitioners to engage in contemporary finance issues.
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German-native Tina Wendel always wanted to be an entrepreneur. After completing her Masters of Finance at the University of Melbourne in 2007, the Management Consultant and part-time university lecturer decided to take the plunge and start an ethical coffee company with one of Melbourne’s most eminent coffee roasters.
Having directors with diverse skills doesn’t necessarily lead to better firm performance. Using US data, our research found that increasing the amount of skills on a board from 10 to 13 reduces firm performance by about 2.4%. The boards with more skills performed worse than boards with less.
After 25 years recession free - could our complacency about Australia’s euphoric house market be coming to an end?
Like many of you, I have watched the presidency of Donald Trump with a mixture of horror and amusement. In my case, these alternating emotions are not driven by my politics so much as the ongoing spectacle itself. It’s all drama and surprise. Nowhere is this more evident than in the stock market’s reaction to his presidency.
A variety of professional accreditations, memberships and subject exemptions are available for finance students, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.