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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, ST.AUGUSTINE
DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

COURSE TITLE : FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT II

COURSE CODE : MGMT 3048

LEVEL : 3

SEMESTER : 1

NO. OF CREDITS : 3

PRE-REQUISITE(S) : MGMT 2023, MGMT 2032

COURSE DESCRIPTION/RATIONALE

The course is a continuation of Financial Management I (MGMT 2023) and therefore starts off from where Financial Management I ended. It is intended to complete the work initiated in the predecessor course and is for the consumption of Management / Finance students at the undergraduate level. This course is concerned with the major skills needed for a senior financial officer with respect to short-term financial operations (working capital management and financing) and long-term financial operations (capital structure, financing options) and introduces some international finance issues. Students will learn how to apply their learning in real-world examples.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Since the course picks up the thread from its pre-requisite course MGMT 2023, the students already know that the finance function in an organization comprises of taking decisions regarding long term investments, financing (long term and short term) and distribution of profits. We touched upon some of these in the course before.

Here, we specifically focus on the mechanism of raising capital, Capital Structure and Dividend policies and Short term Financial Decisions. We move towards consummation by taking up some issues in International Finance, Risk Management, Mergers and Leasing as well.

The learning outcomes remain broadly similar in spirit to the Financial Management I (MGMT 2023) course as the focus remains on first the computation and then on the application of concepts and techniques.

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