FINANCIAL STRATEGY - 2017/8

Module code: MANM063

Module provider

Surrey Business School

Module Leader

TRAVLOS N Prof (SBS)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

JACs code

N300

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Lecture Hours: 32

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT (2500 WORDS) 50
Coursework INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT (2500 WORDS) 50

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Recognise the differences between corporate strategy and value creation.
Use advanced valuation skills and metrics in capital budgeting.
Show a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the key corporate finance theories, including valuation theory, capital markets and portfolio management, capital asset pricing, corporate financing, corporate re-structuring and risk management.
Analytical skills.
Ability to balance the relative advantages of alternative financial strategies
Use of argument and evidence.
Critically think both theoretically and strategically about business and be able to apply financial theories to develop financial strategy for business
Students will acquire confidence in realising how they can identify financial problems and readily apply techniques taught in class to real life cases.
Awareness of the importance of strategic financial decisions on the performance of a company.
Critically evaluate financial strategy and risk management in the business and be able to make appropriate decisions
Report writing and presentational skills.
Working effectively in teams.
Improved decision making in an international business environment
Present findings to the client in an effective and engaging manner
Problem diagnosis and analysis

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for FINANCIAL STRATEGY : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/manm063

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Business Administration MBA 2 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.