FIN08010 2022 Corporate Financial Management 1

General Details

Full Title
Corporate Financial Management 1
Transcript Title
Cor Fin Mgt 1
Code
FIN08010
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
FIN - Finance
Department
BUS - Business
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2022 - Full Academic Year 2022-23
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Riona Lyons
Programme Membership
SG_BBUSI_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business SG_BFINV_K08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business with Finance and Investment (Add-on) SG_BFINA_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment
Description

The aim of this module is to enable students develop a comprehensive appreciation of aspects of financial management, including the methods for analysing capital investment opportunities and the interrelationships that exist between the various areas of finance.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Discuss the role of the finance function within a corporation including the objectives of and influences on financial decisions.

2.

Understand the need for financial planning through preparation and use of projected financial statements.

3.

Analyse and interpret the financial statements of a corporation through the use of financial ratios.

4.

Understand the importance of investment decisions and appraise capital investment decisions through the use of appropriate techniques.

5.

Identify the main sources of finance for a business including the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered through a combination of lectures and practical tutorials.

Module Assessment Strategies

This module will be assessed through a combination of appropriate continuous assessment(s) and exam. Assessments will contain theoretical and numerical parts.

 

Repeat Assessments

Repeat assessments will be developed in accordance with the requirements of the module.

Indicative Syllabus

LO1: Discuss the role of the finance function within a corporation including the objectives of and influences on financial decisions.

  • Role of finance manager, key decisions (investment, financing, and dividend) and inter-relationship between these
  • Understanding of current business environment

LO2: Understand the need for financial planning through preparation and use of projected financial statements.

  • Preparation of projected statements: income statement, statement of financial position, and cash flow statement
  • Use of projected statements to assist with financial decision-making

LO3: Analyse and interpret the financial statements of a corporation by using the use of financial ratios.

  • Calculation of the following categories of ratios: profitability, liquidity, efficiency, gearing, and investment
  • Use of ratios to interpret the financial performance and position of the business

LO4: Understand the importance of investment decisions and appraise capital investment decisions through the use of appropriate techniques.

  • Calculation of the Net present value (NPV), Internal rate of return (IRR), Accounting Rate of Return (ARR), Payback, and Discounted Payback
  • Decision rules 
  • Comparison of techniques

LO5: Identify the main sources of finance for a business including the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.

  • Term: short, medium, and long
  • Internal and external sources
  • Advantages and disadvantages

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % Week 8 1,2,3
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam End of semester exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 80 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Independent Learning UNKNOWN study, newspapers, individual research 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Not Specified Lecture 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2017-03-09 Financial Management for Decision Makers
ISBN 129213433X ISBN-13 9781292134338

Now in its eighth edition, Financial Management for Decision Makers provides a unique focus on the practical application of financial management and its role in decision making. With its innovative, open-learning approach, it provides an ideal introduction to the world of financial management for students.

Required Reading
2018-08 Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists Pearson Higher Education
ISBN 1292244011 ISBN-13 9781292244013

The 11th edition of this market-leading text offers an accessible, effective introduction to key accounting and finance topics. With a step-by-step approach and a focus on decision making, Accounting and Finance for Non-Specialists teaches you how to apply your learning to real-world business scenarios.

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

 

Journal Resources
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Additional Information

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