Finance for Decision-Making
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- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Assess businesses' financial performance by interpreting accounting information and critically evaluating financial statements.
- Apply financial concepts and tools to assist in managerial decision making.
- Apply financial techniques to manage business risks.
- Week 1 - Managerial Finance and its Environment
- Week 2 - Accounting and financial statements
- Week 3 - Accounting and financial statements (continued)
- Week 4 - Analysis of financial statements
- Week 5 - The time value of money and financial asset valuation
- Week 6 - The time value of money and financial asset valuation (continued)
- Week 7 - Risk and return
- Week 8 - Working capital management
- Week 9 - Capital budgeting principles and techniques
- Week 10 - Sources of finance
- Week 11 - The cost of capital and capital structure
- Week 12 - Risk management and international business finance
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
The aim of this subject is to introduce you to the type of financial information that you, as a manager, can expect to receive and to the techniques that you can use to analyse this information for decision making and control purposes. The subject is therefore written from the perspective of you as a manager of an operating subject in a corporate environment. This approach will provide you with a sound basis by which you can understand, review, analyse and use the various types of financial information with which you are most likely to come into contact.
This subject also contains sections in relation to ship and port investment evaluation and finance and shipping business risk management. It aims to enhance your capability in understanding practical financial issues and applying financial concepts in the maritime transport and logistics industry where you may be working.
- Test or Quiz (10%)
- Test or Quiz (15%)
- Examination (40%)
- Financial Analysis Report (35%)
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