FTX1005F - Managerial Finance

18 credits at NQF level 7

Entry Requirements:

Matriculation mathematics or registration for the Post graduate diploma in Management in Entrepreneurship, Marketing Sport Management Tourism and Business Communication.

Course Outline:

This course is designed to introduce students with little or no commercial or financial background to the fundamentals of managerial finance. Having completed the course students should have a basic understanding of accounting concepts, be able to read financial statements and perform basic (ratio) analysis of key performance areas of the business, understand the concept of time value of money, employ basic steps toward efficient working capital management and have a basic understanding of capital budgeting and valuations. The course covers the following key topics: Introduction to basic accounting concepts, understanding financial statements, basic ratio analysis, time value of money, source of finance & cost of capital, risk and return, discounted cash flow , capital budgeting, working capital management and basic valuation.