Financial Management and Strategy

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Financial Management and Strategy

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This module is intended to develop the student’s ability to critically appraise corporate treasury management decisions using an appreciation of the relevant theories of financial management and strategy. The module will enable the students to evaluate long-term and short-term financing decisions, with an emphasis on expansion and market maintenance strategies, as well as providing them with an understanding of the importance of working capital management. The module will demonstrate how decisions are made regarding proper pricing of assets in merger and acquisition situations and the appropriateness of the various methods of valuing securities. The module also considers the effects of corporate reorganisation and capital reconstruction schemes.

    Assessment: In-Class Test/Assignment exam conditions (25%), Examination - closed book (75%) *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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