Core Module Information
Module title: Financial Services Decision Making & Planning I

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: FIN08102
Module leader: Tienyu Hwang
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accounting and Finance

Accounting for Business I
Accounting module SCQF level 7

Description of module content:

Financial services, business planning, financial services planning and business plans;
Pricing, cost-profit-volume relationships, cost-benefit analysis;
Working capital decision-making and planning, liquidity management, cash flow and the pivotal role of the current account;
Capital resource planning, investment appraisal techniques and decision-making;
Capital funding planning – equity and debt, profit allocation, capital structure theory and bank’s stake;
Business plans for lending decision-making.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: identify the main financial needs of businesses, and how banks and other financial institutions can meet these needs;
LO2: consider the pivotal role of the current account in business financial management and appreciate the key aspects of current account operations;
LO3: illustrate a wide range of quantitative techniques relevant in both a business financial management context and in a bank borrowing context;
LO4: prepare a business plan in support of a request for bank borrowing.

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