Course Brief

 

 

This syllabus applies relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement as expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or
recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation in private and public sectors.


  • This course is offered in 70 hours

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

 

  • Explain and evaluate the role and responsibility of the senior financial executive or advisor in meeting conflicting needs of stakeholders and recognise the role of international financial
    institutions in the financial management of multinationals.
  • Evaluate potential investment decisions and assessing their financial and strategic consequences, both domestically and
    internationally. 
  • Assess and plan acquisitions and mergers as an alternative growth strategy. 
  • Evaluate and advise on alternative corporate re-organisation strategies. 
  • Apply and evaluate alternative advanced treasury and risk management techniques.

Course Content

  • Role of senior financial adviser in the multinational organisation.
  • Advanced investment appraisal.
  • Acquisition and mergers.
  • Corporate reconstruction and re-organisation.
  • Treasury and advanced risk management techniques.

The syllabus is assessed by:

  • A three-hour 15 minutes examination.
  • Section A will contain a compulsory question, comprising of 50 marks.
  • In section B candidates will be asked to answer two from three questions, comprising of 25 marks each.
  • Total 100 marks.
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    This syllabus applies relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement as expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or
    recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation in private and public sectors.

  • 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.

    January - June 2018 Semester Schedules for ACCA:

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    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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