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Urban Finance (7975.4)

Level: Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178662) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165156) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (159530) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit covers financial management principles in government and the private sector, and techniques to assist management decision making on urban investments. The capital intensive nature of urban infrastructure and the implications on financing will be explored. Procedures for identifying and financing community service obligations will be covered.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Understand the objectives of public and private sector participants in urban development; be able to evaluate when private investment is preferable to public investment and vice versa; and

    2. Be able to use key analytical procedures to assist effective decision making on investments in urban development; be able to identify and address community service obligations.

    Contact Hours

    Two hours lectures and one hour tutorial.

    Prerequisites

    7967 Introduction to Planning OR 6355 Introduction to Economics.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.


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