MAF302 – CORPORATE FINANCE 迪肯代寫
MAF302 – CORPORATE FINANCE 迪肯代寫
Deakin's Bachelor of Commerce and MBA are internationally EPAS accredited.
Deakin Business School is accredited by AACSB.
MAF302 – CORPORATE FINANCE
Trimester 1, 2017
Individual Written Critical Analysis
DUE DATE AND TIME Friday 14 April 2017, 5:00PM
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL GRADE 20%
HURLDE DETAILS None
Learning Outcome Details
Unit Learning Outcome Graduate Learning Outcome
ULO1: Apply broad and coherent theoretical and practical
GLO1: Discipline Specific Knowledge
ULO2: Communicate financial concepts and information
effectively in oral and written forms to a broad range of
ULO3: Evaluate and critically analyze financial information. GLO4: Critical Thinking
ULO6: Engage effectively in different environments and
contexts reflecting social, sustainable, ethical, economic, and
GLO8: Global Citizenship
This assignment is to be completed individually. There is a word limit of 2000 words for this assignment.
An electronic copy of the final report has to be uploaded to Cloud Deakin by 5.00pm, 14 April 2017.
Where possible, please submit well before the cut-off time as you may experience high traffic closer to the cut-off
time. The uploaded soft copy in CloudDeakin will be considered the official copy and it is the time of upload of
this copy that will determine if the assignment is submitted on time. Hard copies will not be accepted.
The assignment should be prefaced by one assignment cover sheet that contains your name and student ID.
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The following marking penalties will apply if you submit an assessment task after the due date without an approved
extension: 5% will be deducted from available marks for each day up to five days, and work that is submitted
more than five days after the due date will not be marked. You will receive 0% for the task. 'Day' means working
day for paper submissions and calendar day for electronic submissions. The Unit Chair may refuse to accept a
late submission where it is unreasonable or impracticable to assess the task after the due date.
Extensions can only be approved by the Unit Chair (Hoa Nguyen). Extensions can be granted for documented
serious illness (not just on the day the assignment is due!) or for compassionate reasons under extenuating
circumstances. The unit chair can ask to see how much work has been completed before granting an extension.
Work or holiday reasons are NOT grounds for an extension – you are expected to manage these issues as part
of your studies. You are strongly encouraged to start early and to continually backup your assignment as you
progress. Computer crashes or corrupted files will NOT be accepted as valid reasons for an extension of any
length. For further information about Special Consideration, visit
Students who submit their work by the due date will receive their marks and feedback within 15 business days
of the due date.
Students are strongly recommended to check originality through Turnitin, prior to submitting the final assessment.
For more information about Turnitin and how to check for originality, refer to the Deakin website information at:
You must correctly use the Harvard style of referencing in this assessment.
Academic Integrity, Plagiarism and Collusion
Plagiarism and collusion constitute extremely serious breaches of academic integrity. They are forms of cheating,
and severe penalties are associated with them, including cancellation of marks for a specific assignment, for a
specific unit or even exclusion from the course. If you are ever in doubt about how to properly use and cite a
source of information, consult your lecturer or the Study Support website
• Plagiarism occurs when a student passes off as the student’s own work, or copies without
acknowledgement as to its authorship, the work of any other person or resubmits their own work from a
previous assessment task.
• Collusion occurs when a student obtains the agreement of another person for a fraudulent purpose, with
the intent of obtaining an advantage in submitting an assignment or other work.
Work submitted may be reproduced and/or communicated by the university for the purpose of assuring academic
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integrity of submissions (http://www.deakin.edu.au/students/study-support/referencing/academic-integrity
Can I recycle my own work?
Deakin students are not permitted to recycle their assessment work, or parts of assessment work, without the
approval of the unit chair of their current unit. This includes work submitted for assessment at another academic
institution. If students wish to reuse or extend parts of previously submitted work, then they should discuss this
with the unit chair prior to the submission date. Depending on the nature of the task, the unit chair may permit or
decline the request.
MAF302 – CORPORATE FINANCE 迪肯代寫
Assignment submission back-up
You must keep a backup copy of every assignment you submit, until the marked assignment has been returned
to you. In the unlikely event that one of your assignments is misplaced, you will need to submit your backup copy.
Any work you submit may be checked by electronic or other means for the purposes of detecting collusion and/or
plagiarism. When you are required to submit an assignment through your Cloud Unit Site, you will receive an
email to your Deakin email address confirming that it has been submitted. You should check that you can see
your assignment in the Submissions view of the Assignment dropbox folder after upload, and check for, and
keep, the email receipt for the submission
Building evidence of your experiences, skills and knowledge (Portfolio)
Building a portfolio that evidences your skills, knowledge and experience will provide you with a valuable tool to
help you prepare for interviews and to showcase to potential employers. There are a number of tools that you can
use to build a portfolio. You are provided with cloud space through OneDrive, or through the Portfolio tool in the
Cloud Unit Site, but you can use any storage repository system that you like.
Remember that a Portfolio is YOUR tool. You should be able to store your assessment work, reflections,
achievements and artefacts in YOUR Portfolio. Once you have completed this assessment piece, add it to your
personal Portfolio to use and showcase your learning later, when applying for jobs, or further studies. Curate your
work by adding meaningful tags to your artefacts that describe what the artefact represents
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BHP Billiton: Sustainability and Addressing Climate Change
Imagine that the world is like a business. As owners of this business you would be concerned about its future
prospects. Every year, more output is demanded and consequently its production lines work faster and faster.
However, the availability of raw materials used to produce the vast array of goods and services is decreasing.
Water and power supplies are under increasing threat. To continue on this way will be unsustainable and the
business will eventually fail. Does this sound unbelievable? Possibly. But in many ways this is what is happening
to the world we live in. For quite a while people have treated the earth casually, without giving much thought to
the long-term consequences of their actions. However, it is obvious that we cannot continue as we have been;
things will have to change. The good news is that these changes are already occurring.
There are signs that people and businesses are becoming more environmentally aware. Many businesses are
adopting a stewardship approach by implementing the environmentally friendly practices of reducing pollution and
waste and increasing the use of recycled materials.
BHP Billiton is committed to sustainable development, which means they aim to act in an environmentally, socially
and financially responsible way. This is part of BHP Billiton’s broader business-wide commitment to the principles
of health and safety of employees, environmental protection, and community development (HSEC). In response
to concerns such as climate change and biodiversity loss, BHP Billiton has developed its own Sustainable
Development Policy and HSEC Management Standards.
BHP Billiton is a global leader in the resources industry. It supplies a wide range of raw materials including oil and
gas, aluminum, iron ore, energy coal, and stainless steel products. BHP Billiton employs approximately 38,000
people working in more than 100 operational sites and offices in 25 countries. BHP Billiton was created in 2001
through the merger of two highly complementary companies – BHP Limited and Billiton Plc. BHP, incorporated in
1885, was one of Australia’s oldest and largest companies with extensive global interests in minerals, oil, gas and
steel. Billiton’s origin goes back as far as 1860 when the company was incorporated in the Netherlands. Over the
years Billiton became a global leader in the metals and mining sector.
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BHP Billiton operates via a dual-listed company structure. BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc continue to
exist as separate companies, but operate as a combined group known as the BHP Billiton Group. BHP Billiton is
listed on the Australian and London Stock Exchanges.
You have been asked by BHP Billiton executives to deliver a report about the business case for sustainable
development to the local Chamber of Commerce. In your report, you need to address the following:
• BHP’s approach to sustainable development and their sustainable development strategy
• Outline the main forces driving BHP Billiton to respond to the challenges of climate change.
• Evaluate BHP’s response to climate change and their policy dealing with climate change. In your
evaluation, identify and discuss the benefits to (a) BHP Billiton, (b) host communities, and (c) the natural
environment, of BHP Billiton adopting greenhouse gas emission targets.
Your report should follow a proper report format with an executive summary followed by sub-sections addressing
the points above.
MAF302 – CORPORATE FINANCE 迪肯代寫