Short Title:Financial Management
Full Title:Financial Management
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:FNCE H3003
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Finance, banking, insurance
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Patricia Morris
Module Description:This module aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the theoretical foundation and framework for Financial Management. It aims to provide students with transferable analytical skills that can be applied in various business scenarios.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Define and explain the role, nature and scope of Financial Management, and to demonstrate an understanding of the Financial Management framework and the strategic context within which organisations operate.
LO2 Select appropriate methods to conduct research in order to interpret and analyse the financial performance of an organisation using various analytical tools leading to informed investment decisions.
LO3 Identify the key aspects of working capital management principles that can be applied to business situations in a variety of contexts.
LO4 Identify and evaluate the sources of finance available to organisations and to apply financial forecasting techniques for planning purposes.
LO5 To consider the theoretical approaches to, and the practical influences on the dividend decision.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will take the form of an in class test or a group/individual research project (incorporating qualitative and quantitative research, report writing skills, and referencing skills). This may include a presentation based on a group research project, where students may be given a group and/or individual mark.Students may be required to do a presentation.The assessment may be common with another semester 5 module.The assessment will address at least TWO of the learning outcomes. 1,2,3,4 30.00 Week 8
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 70.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study/Exercises 5.00 Every Week 5.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Reading/study/Exercises 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Ward.A 2014, Finance Theory & Practice, 2 Ed., CAI [ISBN: 9781908199]
Recommended Book Resources
  • ACCA 2018, Financial Management F9 Study Text & Revision Kit, BPP Professional Education Publications [ISBN: 9781472710840]
  • Atrill, P & Mc Laney E 2014, Accounting & Finance : An Introduction, 7 Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 9781292134406]
  • Denzil Watson and Anthony Head 2016, Corporate Finance Principles and Practice, 7 Ed., FT Prentice Hall
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Sunday Business Post All articles relevant to the module
  • Financial Times All articles relevant to the module, Financial Times
Other Resources
  • Website: https://sundaybusinesspost.ie/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://irishtimes.com/businessRelevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://businessandfinance.com/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://www.businesspost.ie/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://ft.com/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://bizplus.ie/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://ise.ieRelevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://www.enterprise-ireland.com/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: https://localenterprise.ie/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.charteredaccountantsireland.ieRelevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.accaglobal.com/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.cimaglobal.com/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.cpaireland.ie/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.frc.org.uk/asb/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.iasb.org/Relevant articles/publications
  • Website: http://www.iasplus.com/index.htmRelevant articles/publications
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 5 Mandatory
TA_BAACC_D Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 5 Mandatory
TA_BACCT_D (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 5 Mandatory