Face-to-Face Teaching: Generally 20 hours
Timetable: Detailed timetable for classes are on the Centre’s web site www.mafc.mq.edu.au
Students who wish to contact any of the teaching staff may do so through:
- The Unit’s iLearn site, in relation to general queries (so that all students may benefit); or
- Individual consultation with the lecturer by email in the first instance, if necessary.
REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED TEXTS AND/OR MATERIALS
- PWM is a vast topic and various issues are dealt with differently in different countries. Accordingly, there is no single reference book or text book for this Unit. Class discussion will be very important, to Students should be prepared to take their own notes.
- Readings / materials will be provided to supplement the Unit notes.
- Students should assume these readings are examinable unless otherwise advised.
Lecture Notes: Available in printed form and electronically via iLearn.
Calculators: In examinations, hand held calculators are permitted. Mobile phones and computers are not permitted.
Assumed Knowledge: It will be assumed that students are familiar with all materials from the prerequisite units.
- Access to a computer with word processing and spreadsheet capability with VBA is assumed, as is general student computer literacy.
- Also assumed, is access to a Web browser (e.g. Safari, Internet Explorer or Firefox) and email software and a student’s own connection to an internet service provider.
TECHNOLOGY USED AND REQUIRED
Unit iLearn Site:
- Found by logging on to iLearn ilearn.mq.edu.au, then clicking on Private Wealth Management.
- This is where you will find forums, downloadable resources and links to important pages.
- The forum allows you to communicate with other students and lecturer(s) and may provide supplementary material.
- You are requested to post your questions on the forums at least 24 hours prior to the assignment submission date or the examination date. Questions posted after that time may not be answered. Please try to not leave your questions to the last few days.
- It is important that you familiarise yourself with the Unit’s iLearn site.
- Students should check the Unit’s iLearn site regularly (minimum twice a week and prior to all lectures) and look for updates and distribution of materials (including case studies) related to the unit or assessments and, if relevant, participate in forum discussions.