Financial Management (FM)

Exam aims

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

Exam learning highlights

Students will learn 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.

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