Financial Management , 5 cr

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Date
    10.02.2020 - 18.05.2020
Last enrolment date
    12.01.2020
Place
    Rajakatu 35, Jyväskylä, Finland
Prerequisites
    First year studies or Financial Accounting and Management Accounting completed
Goal
    The students are able to understand, explore, and analyze multiple financial aspects in the corporate sector. The students understand conceptual aspects, and their practical applications from the point of view of investors, and finance managers, in the field of corporate risk management, quantitative financial analysis, investment analysis, corporate finance, international finance, accounting information analysis, strategic management accounting, financial forecasting, financial institutions and markets, personal finance etc.

Course Level Intended Learning Outcomes: Students familiarize with the following Course Level Intended Learning Outcomes (CILOs) of Financial Management course of the JAMK as below-
KU1: Able to employ theoretical and conceptual knowledge to identify and analyze business problems in global contexts.

The student can identify, outline, master, analyze, and synthesize the core financial concepts at the firm-level as well as global level with respect to financial structure, fundamentals of risks and return, dynamics of wealth management and asset prices, investment appraisal, sustainable finance, the board of directors dynamics etc. Students are encouraged to analyze the core financial concepts and to synthesize them into coherent financial information and its implications (KU1).

KU2: Identify and place into practice information-based decision-making approaches to business and managerial problems.

The students are able to understand the major variables that make up the financial structure of the firms and their interactions with the corporate strategic decision-making and business operations. The students are able to understand the factors emanating from the financial activities of the firms and global financial developments that may affect business operations, strategies, and planning. By doing so, a student can enhance his/her decision-making skills with respect to financial management in the context of complex business scenario (KU2).

IS2: Able to interpret and analyze complex business issues from multiple perspectives and critically review relevant information resources.

The students are able to interpret and analyze the firm-level financial structure and draw implications/suggestions based thereon. The students can outline and evaluate the key patterns and trends in the asset portfolios, and interpret and infer diverse financial aspects in the light of dynamic global business environment comprising investors’ background, institutional settings, attitudes and behaviors of investors, policies, rules, regulations, technical specifications, and legal practices. Students can also develop their intellectual skills with respect to micro, and macro-financial policies from the multiple stakeholders’ perspectives (IS2).
Contents
    Corporate risk management, quantitative financial analysis, investment analysis, corporate finance, firm leverage and cost of capital, international finance, accounting information analysis, corporate valuation, investment appraisal, strategic management accounting, financial forecasting, sustainable finance, wealth management, behavioral finance, financial technology (FINTECH), financial scandals, executive remuneration financial institutions and markets etc.
Accomplishment
    Lectures, coursework, virtual studies, group assignment, individual assignment
Literature
    1. Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers and Franklin Allen, Principles of
Corporate Finance, The McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

2. Mark Grinblatt and Sheridan Titman, Financial Markets & Corporate
Strategy,

3. Glen Arnold, Corporate Financial Management


4. Stephen Lofthouse, Investment Management


5. Jeff Madura, International Financial Management


6. Sloman & Hinde: Financial Management for Business, Prentice Hall,

7. Lecture slides, research articles and spreadsheets
Price
    75 €
Further Information
    avoinamk@jamk.fi
Other info
    Entrepreneurial thinking, international strategic management, business analysis and corporate performance measurement.

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