This unit aims to provide students with insight and understanding of the role that financial management can play in developing and executing effective strategies. Topics covered include principles of valuation and investment evaluation, constructing a financially robust business case, financial modelling, risk assessment and a financial perspective on innovation. This unit provides students with an opportunity to learn key financial management tools and techniques that can be used to drive and support strategy and directly apply this knowledge in real-world scenarios.
4 hr lecture/workshop and/or full day participatory lectures/workshops
individual assignment (30%); group assignment including sustainability component (30%); final exam (40%)