Financial Management

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Course Description

This unit is intended to equip you with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable you to effectively manage, control and optimize on institutional finances.


A trainee who takes this unit should be able to:

  1. Explain the nature and scope of financial management.
  2. Describe the nature and functions of financial institutions and markets.
  3. Analyse the sources of finance for an organisation and evaluate various financing options.
  4. Evaluate various investment decision scenarios available to an organisation.
  5. Evaluate the performance of a firm using relevant financial tools.
  6. Make appropriate capital structure decisions for a firm, Value financial assets and firms.
  7. Make appropriate liquidity and dividend decisions for a firm.
  8. Evaluate current developments in the field of finance and their impact on financial decisions.