Module Details

Module Code: FNCE B8002
Full Title Financial Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Owner: Brian Boyd
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: This module focuses on giving the student the knowledge and skills that are required to apply many of the theoretical financial concepts they have learned to the practical business situations that they are likely to encounter.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Explain the role of the financial manager
MLO2 Assess the importance of effective working capital management
MLO3 Recommend the appropriate sources of finance for each situation
MLO4 Evaluate capital investment projects using several different methods
MLO5 Critically evaluate the role played by proper financial planning and control in the organisation of events
MLO6 Prepare verbal and written reports that explain and justify the decisions they have made and the techniques employed
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Module Indicative Content
The role of the financial manager
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Management of working capital
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Sources of finance
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Cost of capital
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Budgeting
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Investment appraisal
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Capital rationing
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Risk management
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Financial Statement Analysis
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Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
Final Examination70.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Essay % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 7 Learning Outcome 6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Research based essay and oral presentation
No Project
No Practical
Final Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 70
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
End-of-Semester Final Examination
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

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact In class contact Every Week 2.00 2
Tutorial Contact Group tutorials Every Week 1.00 1
Directed Reading Non Contact Readings as directed by lecturer Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact Self Directed Learning Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact In-class contact Every Week 2.00 2
Tutorial Contact Group Tutorials Every Week 1.00 1
Directed Reading Non Contact Reading as directed by the lecturer Every Week 3.00 3
Independent Study Non Contact Self directed learning Every Week 3.00 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • ACCA Study text F9. (2012), Financial Management, BPP, [ISBN: 978-144539652].
  • ACCA Study Text P4. (2012), Advanced Financial Management, BPP, [ISBN: 978-144539656].
  • Hales, J.. (2010), Accounting and Financial Analysis in the Hospitality Industry, Prentice Hall, London, [ISBN: 978-013245866].
  • Harris, P & Mongiello, M.. (2006), Accounting and Financial Management – Developments in the International Hospitality Industry, Butterworh Heinemann,, [ISBN: 978-075066729].
  • Power, T; Walsh, S & O’Meara, P.. (2009), Financial Management – An Irish Text, 3rd. Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, [ISBN: 978-071713842].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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