Course Brief

 

This syllabus aims to develop the knowledge and skills expected of a
finance manager, in relation to investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions.


  • This course is offered in 70 hours

On successful completion of this paper candidates
should be able to:

  • Discuss the role and purpose of the financial management function. 
  • Assess and discuss the impact of the economic environment on financial management.
  • Discuss and apply working capital management techniques. 
  • Carry out effective investment appraisal. 
  • Identify and evaluate alternative sources of business finance.
  • Discuss and apply principles of business and asset valuations.
  • Explain and apply risk management techniques in business.

Course Content

  • Financial management function
  • Financial management environment
  • Working capital management
  • Investment appraisal
  • Business finance
  • Business valuations
  • Risk Management

The syllabus is assessed by:

  • A three-hour examination available in both computer-based and
    paper-based formats.*
    *For paper-based exams there is an extra 15
    minutes to reflect the manual effort required. 
  • All questions are compulsory. It will contain both computational and discursive elements. Some questions will adopt a scenario/case study approach. 
  • Section A of the exam comprises 15 multiple choice
    questions of 2 marks each.
    Section B of the exam comprises three scenarios
    consisting of 15 multiple choice questions of 2
    marks each
    Section C contains two 20 mark questions
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    This syllabus aims to develop the knowledge and skills expected of a
    finance manager, in relation to investment, financing, and dividend policy decisions.

  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offers a professional qualification, which has been recognised and respected across the world for over 100 years. ACCA is currently the largest British accountancy body with over 180,000 members and 480,000 students in 181 countries.

    July - December 2018 Semester Schedules for ACCA (Champs Fleurs):

    July - December 2018 Semester Schedules for ACCA (San Fernando):

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    ACCA Course Outlines/ Lecture Sequences for the July - December 2018 Semester


    Collect more Certifications along your journey towards ACCA Membership!

    Gain a Diploma in Accounting and Business when you pass the first three exams of the ACCA Qualification (F1, F2 and F3), and the Foundations in Professionalism (FIP) ethics module.

    An Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business can also be achieved by successfully completing all exams in the Fundamental level (F1 – F9) of the ACCA programme and the Ethics and Professional Skills module.

    Get a BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Accounting at the same time as becoming a qualified accountant through ACCA’s partnership with Oxford Brookes University (OBU). This is the perfect way to gain an extra qualification without doubling your workload. Having this degree with an ACCA qualification is a powerful combination of qualifications, which puts you in demand with employers, and increases your career prospects.

    To achieve this, you need to:

    • Pass your ACCA Qualification exams
    • Pass the Ethics and Professional Skills Module
    • Submit a research and analysis project.

    Expand your potential; go beyond ACCA!

    ACCA graduates can seamlessly progress to one of our Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University MBA or MSc programmes, which we have been offering for over 24 years

    ACCA graduates can gain a fast-track entry through free-of-charge credit transfer and exemption when they matriculate for the MSc in Financial Management or the MBA programme offered by Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.

    Entitlement to credit transfer or exemption will be assessed on an individual basis. A maximum of four exemptions from the nine-module programme may be available.


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