The syllabus for Financial Management is designed to equip candidates with the skills that would be expected from a finance manager of a business.
It covers the role and purpose of the financial management function, the three key financial management decisions of investing, financing, and dividend policy. It also provides an introduction to risk and the main techniques of risk management.
Grasp the role and purpose of the financial management function
Assess the impact of the economic environment on financial management
Apply working capital management techniques
Carry out effective investment appraisal
Identify and evaluate alternative sources of business finance
Discuss and apply principles of business and asset valuations
Explain and apply risk management techniques in business