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  • Political Problems and Policy ResponsesPPMN90042

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is designed to introduce students to key ideas from political science, providing a foundation for further study in governance, public policy and public management and should be undertaken early in the 200-point Master of Public Policy and Management. Students will problematise policy...

  • Public Policy Lobbying StrategiesPPMN90031


    This subject is designed to develop an understanding of the links between contemporary public policy and political communication and lobbying processes, in particular how the political and media environment can be utilised to transform the public policy agendas of interest groups and NGOs into co...

  • Crisis ManagementPPMN90048


    Events like epidemics, earthquakes, floods, bushfires, or financial collapse pose significant challenges to societies that encounter them. Governments engage in crisis management to prepare for, respond to, and recover from such extreme events. Hence, crisis management is a key part of public pol...

  • Public Consultation & Policy NegotiationPPMN90035

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject is based around simulated public and stakeholder consultation exercises where participants test theories and techniques of engagement in order to increase democratic participation and to collect data to inform policy makers. Participants will also be exposed to Big Data and also cons...

  • Actuarial Practice and Control IIIACTL90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Analysis of investment portfolios and asset classes from the perspective of an appointed actuary, with a view to identifying assets that suit the requirements of a variety of general insurance, life insurance, superannuation and other defined benefit liabilities.    

  • Life ContingenciesACTL90005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject applies previous studies in the areas of financial mathematics, survival modelling, stochastic processes and graduation to life insurance and superannuation products. Specifically, the subject considers pricing and reserving for life insurance policies issued to single lives or to co...

  • Mathematics of Finance IIACTL90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics include: measures of investment risk, portfolio theory, models of asset returns, asset liability modelling, equilibrium models, the efficient markets hypothesis, stochastic models of security prices, and Brownian Motion and its application.

  • Life Insurance Models IACTL90006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include survival models concepts; estimation procedures for lifetime distributions; multiple state models; multiple decrements; binomial model of mortality; actuarial applications of Markov processes; exact and census methods for estimating transition intensities based on age.

  • Actuarial Modelling IACTL30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include survival models concepts; estimation procedures for lifetime distributions; multiple state models; binomial model of mortality; actuarial applications of Markov processes.

  • Insurance Risk ModelsACTL90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include collective risk model, calculation of moments and mgf of aggregate claims, recursion formulae, effect of reinsurance; individual risk model, De Pril's recursion formula; fundamentals of decision theory; credibility theory; exact credibility and the Buhlmann-Straub model; basics of ...

  • Insurance Risk Models IIACTL90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics considered in this subject include premium principles, including variance principle, Esscher principle, risk adjusted principle; applications of utility theory, premium calculation and optimal reinsurance retention levels; reinsurance problems; ruin theory, Lundberg's inequality, explicit ...

  • Asian Business and ManagementIBUS90002

    Offered:Semester 1, AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will explain and conceptualise the nature of Asian management and business practices from economic, cultural and institutional perspectives. The emphasis of the subject is on the application of contextual knowledge about international business theory as tailored to the Asia Pacific, ...

  • Cross Cultural Management and TeamworkIBUS90004

    Offered:March, AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject explores key issues facing managers of international businesses. These include the need to develop skills in cross-cultural communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and global teamwork within the firm and with other parties in host countries. This subject further explores how ...

  • Issues in Managing the MultinationalIBUS90003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on international business theories and real world cases, this subject explores a host of areas of concern facing managers of multinational enterprises (MNEs). First, it delves into the many factors of host economies that impact on MNE operations. Second, it examines the relationship and ...

  • Managing Conflict in Global WorkplacesIBUS30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an alternative view of the globalised workplace. It examines why conflict occurs in the workplace and how conflict is managed by different agencies, such as the state, employers and unions. It attempts to identify and explain the manifestation of workplace conflict around th...

  • MacroeconometricsECOM40003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an advanced discussion of the main techniques used in macroeconometric analysis. The topics covered in this course will be selected from the following broad areas: (1) Univariate analysis of stationary and non stationary series including ARIMA possesses, unobserved component...

  • Applied Microeconometric ModellingECOM90003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines estimation and testing of microeconometric models based on cross-sectional and panel data and quantitative and limited dependent variables. Illustrative application topics normally will include labour economics, consumer demand and finance. The computer software used is Stata.

  • Econometrics 2ECOM90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Extensions of the multiple regression model are examined. Topics include non-linear least squares, maximum likelihood estimation and related testing procedures, generalised least squares, heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation and models with stochastic regressors. Limited dependent variable and pan...

  • Quantitative Methods for BusinessECOM90009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject introduces students without a strong mathematical background to some of the methods used to collect, present and analyse data and to provide illustrative applications to decision problems faced by business managers. Topics will be chosen from: sources of data; sampling and collection ...

  • Financial EconometricsECOM90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Features of financial data require specific methods of analysis. Basic econometric tools are presented for the analysis of data such as stock exchange returns, exchange rates, bonds prices, etc. Applications of econometric models in finance include option pricing, extreme values and value at risk...