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Financial Management (1)

  • Course Code :
    FIN 368
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration

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Area of Study :

This course is one of the core courses. The main goal of this course is to develop a foundation of financial management concepts. This will enable to the student to understand how corporations make important investment and financing decisions, and how they establish working capital policies. The course also lays a foundation for more complex financial topics that arise in additional elective courses in finance. This course in financial management describes the corporation and its operating environment; it will help any future manager to understand how the finances of a company work, and how they will be interfacing with finance.

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Financial Management (1)

To acquaint the student with the three major financial decisions of the firm: capital investments, capital structure and dividends. The student will develop a know-ledge of these concepts through the study of a combination of selected cases, current events, theoretical readings and problems

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Financial Management (1)

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the main concepts of finance and the managerial finance function, the legal forms of business organization, the goal of the firm and the managerial finance function.
2- Use the basic analytical tools that the financial managers use and review the main financial statements to evaluate the performance of a company and analyze their financial position to identify and diagnose financial problems.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply their knowledge to prepare cash flow statements depending on the company's financial statements and used to determine how cash flow is generated and how it is spent to help in developing the short-term and long-term financial plans.
2- Apply logical thinking to use time value of money to decide whether the up-front costs of investments are justified by subsequent cash that those investments are likely to produce.
3- Identify the characteristics of stock that distinguish it from debt and how to value stocks whether by discounting the dividends that stockholders receive or the free cash flows that the firm generates.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Differentiate between stocks and bonds as market securities.
2- Acquire skills to solve financial problems taking the time value of money into consideration and use the financial tables.
3- Understand the role of financial markets and institutions.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Assess problems.
2- Interact efficiently with others.

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Financial Management (1)

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Chapter 1:The Role & Environment of Managerial Financial 4 3 1
Chapter 5:Time value of money 4 3 1
Second Mid-term exam 2 0 0
Chapter 10:Capital Budgeting Techniques 4 3 1
Hot Topics In Finance 4 3 1
Revision Week 4 3 1
Chapter 2:The Financial Market Environment 4 3 1
Chapter 3:Financial Statements and Ratio Analysis 4 3 1
Cash flow and Financial planning 4 3 1
First Mid Term 2 0 0
Chapter 5:Risk And Return 4 3 1

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Financial Management (1)

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures.
Group discussion
Self-learning

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Financial Management (1)

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Financial Management (1)

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Principles of Managerial Finance Lawrence J. Gitman PEARSON

Course notes :

Handouts.

Recommended books :

The Economists, The Financial Times, The New York Times, Financial Management Journal, Business Horizon and the Wall Street Journal on a regular basis.

Periodicals :

http://www.wikipedia.org/

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