The aim of the Business Finance subject is to:
- provide a basic understanding of corporate finance including a knowledge of the instruments used by companies to raise finance and manage financial risk.
- provide the ability to interpret the accounts and financial statements of companies and financial institutions.
On successful completion of this subject, a student will be able to:
1 understand how companies are governed and structured.
2 suggest appropriate ways to finance a company.
3 analyse published accounts.
4 produce management information.
1 Corporate governance and organisation (10%)
2 How corporates are financed (20%)
3 Evaluating projects (20%)
4 Constructing and interpreting company accounts (40%)
5 Constructing management information and evaluating working capital (10%)