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Financial Management

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: FIN20014

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 8–10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit enables students to focus on the goals and functions of corporate financial management. It is designed to enable students to acquire an understanding of the scope and nature of the finance functions and its role within corporate management. It is intended to develop appropriate practical skills to utilise the disciplines of finance and quantitative analysis in making investment and financing decisions towards value creation. In effect, it will enhance the ability in applying informed judgements and help taking effective, ethical and timely actions as to current and future acquisition and allocation of resources in a complex corporate environment.


  • An introduction to corporate financial management
  • Dividend policy
  • The time value of money
  • Valuing shares and bonds
  • Corporate governance
  • Capital budgeting, NPV, making capital investment decisions
  • Risk and return, capital asset pricing model
  • Weighted average cost of capital
  • Financial leverage and capital structure policy
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Raising capital.

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