Full Title:Financial Management
Module Code:FNCE B8004
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Appraise and communicate the position and prospects of a business based on an analysis of financial statements.
  2. Discuss the merits and issues of various sources of finance, in a variety of situations.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of working capital management.
  4. Apply different Financial Management techniques to appraise competing capital projects
  5. Prepare and evaluate budgeted financial statements for an organisation
  6. Assess the importance of risk management in modern financial management

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction to Financial Management
Strategy formulation
Market efficiency
Financial statements and interpretation of accounts
Sources of Finance. Short-term, medium-term and long-term
Working capital management. Cash, inventory, payables and receivables
Investment appraisal methods
Planning and Control
An introduction to risk and risk reduction methods
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Class Test n/a 1,2 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam n/a 3,4,5,6 70.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Independent Study n/a 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Directed Reading n/a 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Lecture n/a 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Atrill, P 2011, Financial Management for Decision Makers, 6th Ed., Prentice Hall [ISBN: ISBN:978-0273756934]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Bingham, E & Ehrhardt, M. 2010, Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 13th Ed., Southern Western [ISBN: 978-1439078099]
  • Brealey,R., Myers, S & Allen, F 2010, Corporate Finance, 10th Ed., McGraw Hill [ISBN: 978-0071314176]
  • Power, T; Walsh, S & O’Meara, P. 2009, Financial Management – An Irish Text, 3rd Ed., Gill and Macmillan [ISBN: 978-0717145546]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • n/a: Financial Press
  • n/a: Web based resources – Bloomberg.com, FT.com, BBC.co.uk/business

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 3 Mandatory
DK_BMRKT_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 3 Mandatory
DK_BSMKM_8 Higher Diploma in Business in Business and Marketing 1 Mandatory