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By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Understand and discuss the role of financial and management accounting and related financial management;
- How basic knowledge of the accounting concepts and rules and their impact and application to the business environment;
- Critically assess published studies and be able to read, interpret and analyze the primary financial statements and financial reports;
- Understand and be able to use and analyze the balance sheet and income statements, based on the accounting equation and accrual accounting;
- Understand and be able to use and analyze the statement of cash flows;
- Master the skills involved to use accounting information to make judgments about firm performance, including trend analysis, profitability analysis and liquidity analysis.
- use the basic techniques for investment evaluation
- link the major debates in corporate finance to real life cases
- have a real understanding of the major debates in corporate finance
- Market efficiency
- Dividend Policy
- Option valuation
- Debt structure and its relevance
The schedule is tailor-made and will be defined by mutual agreement. A detailed table of contents is published in ELO.
Mode of instruction
• The course combines lectures, case studies, interactive discussions, papers, assignments and a final examination.
• There is a preparatory assignment before the first meeting.
Note: 6 ECTS, 168 SBU, Students should use remaining study time by exploring literature about topic.
You will be evaluated and graded for this course on the following basis:
• 40% Paper
• 20% assignment finance management/ accounting
• 20% assignment corporate finance
• 20% Final exam
Management Accounting for Decision Makers with MyAccountingLab access card, 7/E Peter Atrill, University of Plymouth Business School Eddie McLaney ISBN-10: 0273762265 ISBN-13: 9780273762263
Fundamentals of Financial Management, Van Horne:, 13/E Publisher: Financial Times Press 2009 ISBN-13: 9780273713630
For more information, please contact Programme Co-ordinator ms. Judith Havelaar LL.M