Short Title:Financial Management 2
Full Title:Financial Management 2
Module Code:FNCE H3004
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Field of Study:Accounting and taxation
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:This module aims to develop the student’s understanding of financial management principles and techniques relevant to the financing and investment decisions within an organisation. It aims to provide students with knowledge and skills that can be used to value companies and to conduct financial planning in a range of business sectors.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of the time value of money and bond valuation and their effect on investment decisions
LO2 Calculate a range of company valuations using appropriate models and techniques that will incorporate the critical success factors distinguishing high performance organisations from others
LO3 Understand the importance of dividend policy and the cost of capital and their effect on the dividend and financing decision respectively
LO4 Use suitable analytical tools for the purpose of research into the appraisal of capital investment projects in a variety of business and management contexts
LO5 Apply the techniques of financial forecasting for company-wide planning purposes using both quantitative and qualitative sources of information
LO6 Understand foreign exchange risk and techniques to manage such risk
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

Module Content & Assessment

Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will take the form of 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 will be given a group and individual mark.   30.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   70.00 End-of-Semester

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


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Denzil Watson and Anthony Head, Corporate Finance Principles & Practice, Latest Ed., FT Prentice Hall
Recommended Book Resources
  • Power, T., Walsh S., O’ Meara P, Financial Management: an Irish Text, Latest Ed., Gill & McMillan ACCA
  • Diploma in Financial Management, Financial Strategy and Risk Management, BPP Professional Education Publications.
  • Samuels, J.M., Wilkes, F.M., Brayshaw, R.E, Management of Company Finance,, Latest Ed., Chapman & Hall.
  • Weston, J.F., Copeland, T.E, Managerial Finance, Latest Ed., Cassell
  • Brett, M, How to Read the Financial Pages, Latest Ed., Random House Business Books
  • Pinches, G.E, Essentials of Financial Management,, Latest Ed., Harper Collins
Required Article/Paper Resources
  • Journals, Magazines, Newspapers and Electronic Sources of information on issues relevant to Financial Management. n/a
This module does not have any other resources