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Module Code: ACF210
Module Title: Financial Management
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
The course aims to introduce students to the modern theory of finance. It examines decision rules for financial decisions in firms and the capital market context in which these decisions are made. The topics covered are the value and capital budgeting, portfolio theory, models of security valuation, efficient markets, long-term financing, company dividend decisions, capital structure, and interactions of investment and financing decisions.
Learning outcomes 
Student completing the module successfully should:

A. understand the main themes of modern financial management;

B. be able to apply the tools and techniques of financial management;

C. be able to interpret and critically examine financial management issues and controversies.
Method of teaching and learning 
The module will be taught using a combination of lectures and workshops. Learning will also be reinforced by appropriate readings from the course text.
Valuation and Investment Decision Rules

Interest Rate – Advanced Concepts and Issues

Risk and Return of Portfolios

Portfolio Theory - I

Portfolio Theory - II

Models of Security Valuation: Capital Asset Pricing and Arbitrage

Market Efficiency

Equity and Debt Instruments

Capital Structure and Dividend Policy

Gearing in a Tax Free World Gearing in a World with Taxes

Capital Budgeting
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 28     14      108  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Online Open Book Exam 100.00

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