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Strategic Financial Management

2019/2020
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
6
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
2 year, 1 module

Instructors

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is based on the students’ knowledge and skills that were obtained from such disciplines as Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis/Financial Analysis/Financial Modeling. The course consists of lectures (20 hours) and tutorials (32 hours). The tutorials involve task’s calculation, problems solving, case analysis and the individual assignment (project).
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The aim of the course is to develop the competencies in taking strategic financial decisions: forecasting cash flows, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy, developing financial and analytic models, creating a new approach to financial management based on the integrated value-based management both for financial and nonfinancial companies.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Know mechanisms of strategic decisions in a competitive environment
  • Design competitive financial strategies
  • Understands the principles of matching financial and business strategies
  • Calculates key value-based indicators
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • The objective of the firm
  • The capital structure decision
  • The international framework
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Dividend Policy
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Home assigment
  • non-blocking In-class activity
  • non-blocking Final exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (1 module)
    0.5 * Final exam + 0.25 * Home assigment + 0.25 * In-class activity
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Elearn Limited (Great Britain), & Pergamon Flexible Learning. (2005). Financial Management. Oxford: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=195105

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Schwenker, B., & Spremann, K. (2009). Management Between Strategy and Finance : The Four Seasons of Business. Berlin: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=262177