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SCQF Level: 09  

Module Code: ANF311

Credit Value: 20  

Year: 2017/8

Term: Term 1

School: Dundee Business School

Description

Introduction to business finance.

Aims

The aim of this module is to provide the student with knowledge of business finance along with an introduction to the financial environment. finance and the ability to apply key techniques for using and managing financing in large and small organisations.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

1.  Demonstrate a knowledge of the financial context in which businesses operate, and its impact on decision making.

1.  Demonstrate a knowledge of the financial context in which businesses operate, and its impact on decision making.

2.  Comprehend the key sources of finance and factors affecting the cost of capital.

2.  Comprehend the key sources of finance and factors affecting the cost of capital.

Indicative Content

1 The Finacial Environment

Introduction to Financial Management and Financial Statement Analysis.

1 The Finacial Environment

Introduction to Financial Management and Financial Statement Analysis.

2 Valuation of Future Cash Flows

The Time Value of Money; Single and Annuity Cash Flows

2 Valuation of Future Cash Flows

The Time Value of Money; Single and Annuity Cash Flows

3 Valuation of Bonds and Stocks

Understanding Financial Markets and Institutions; Bond and Stock Valuation

3 Valuation of Bonds and Stocks

Understanding Financial Markets and Institutions; Bond and Stock Valuation

4 Risk and Return

Characterising and Estimating Risk and Return.

4 Risk and Return

Characterising and Estimating Risk and Return.

5 Capital Budgeting

Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria; Making Capital Investment Decisions.

5 Capital Budgeting

Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria; Making Capital Investment Decisions.

Statement on Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Class contact will alternate between lecture and tutorial work, with lectures providing key input on concepts and contexts, and tutorial work involving students in individual and group activities and discussion. Assessments are designed to develop students analytical skills, given opportunity for the application of tools and concepts, and address learning outcomes as specified. Students will undertake enquiry based learning for a minimum of 60% of their class time.

Teaching and Learning Work Loads

Total 200
Lecture 28
Tutorial/Seminar 10
Supervised Practical Activity 0
Unsupervised Practical Activity 0
Assessment 50
Independent 112

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Guidance notes:

Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.

Disclaimer: We make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate but it is possible that some changes may occur prior to the academic year of entry. The modules listed in this catalogue are offered subject to availability during academic year 2017/18 , and may be subject to change for future years.

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