Financial Management

Course description

This course will be a comprehensive study of the financial knowledge and the skills needed by managers responsible for managing corporate financial holdings. The primary focus of the course is on valuation. Topics covered include fundamental financial management principles, valuation of investment projects, valuation of a businesses, valuation of mergers and restructurings, as well as the firm’s financial policies including capital structure, dividends, and stock repurchases, acquiring venture capital, investment banking, long-term debt and leasing and international financial management.

Course outcomes

Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to:

• Understand the environment of financial management
• Acquainted with the principles of asset valuation in investment decision
• Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the different financial sources
• Explain how capital structure and dividend decisions are made
• Describe how business combination, restructuring and failures are managed
• Distinguish between domestic and international financial management
• Relate the theory of financial management to local practices

Course contents

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🔽 0 h 43 min | Introduction to Financial Management
  • Financial management and its goals
  • Basic forms of business organizations
  • Agency problem and corporate governance
  • Financial planning, reporting and analysis
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Working capital management
🔽 1 h 07 min | Investment Decisions
  • Time value of money
  • Capital budgeting
  • Business valuation
  • Stock and bond valuation
  • Risk and return analysis
  • Portfolio theory
🔽 0 h 55 min | Short and Long Term Financial Sources
  • Short term financing sources
  • Long term financing sources
  • Lease financing
  • Investment banking
  • Venture capital
🔽 0 h 21 min | Capital Structure and Dividend Decision
  • Cost of capital
  • Capital structure decision
  • Capital structure theory
  • Dividend decision
  • Stock dividend and stock repurchase
🔽 0 h 38 min | Business Combination, Restructuring and Failure
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Business failures and remedies
  • Forecasting business failures
🔽 0 h 43 min | International Financial Management
    • Multinational companies
    • Foreign exchange market
    • Foreign direct investments
    • International sources of finance


This course includes:

    4 h 25 min recorded video

    Downloadable resources (books and articles)

    One year access

    Access on mobile and TV

    Advanced Level

    Certificate of completion


1 year of access
This course does not have any sections.
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