Core Module Information
Module title: Financial Services and Decision Making Planning 2

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: FIN09101
Module leader: Henry Huang
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accounting and Finance

Financial Services Decision-Making & Planning I

Description of module content:

Companies, Corporate Planning, Banking services and the Role of Financial Services Managers; Valuation and financial statement analysis; Cash flows in financial planning; Time value of money; Risk and return; Interest rates, bond and stock valuations; Cash flow discounting Payback, Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return techniques in investment decisions; Cost of capital; Capital structure theory: Understand the importance of capital structure theory in lending decision-making; Working Capital

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate financial institution/corporate customer relationships and highlight the fundamental role of financial services in corporate financial planning;
LO2: Discuss the principles of financing, highlighting the role and responsibilities of lending institutions and investors for market practices;
LO3: Critically assess the quality of corporate financial reporting and analysis as evidence in investment decision-making and analyse a range of financial techniques;
LO4: Appraise the principles and practice of capital funding/resource planning in the context of the banker/corporate customer relationships with particular emphasis on working capital.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Henry Huang
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 162
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Written 50 1 - 5 9 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 1000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1 - 5 14/15 HOURS= 2, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

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