The objective of the course is to provide an introduction to:
- how the global economy relates to companies and enterprises;
- the relationship between global, regional, national and local issues at an enterprise level;
- understanding risk as a macro-economic and micro-economic factor;
- evaluating how the financial function in enterprises should operate;
- and looking at financial management in the enterprise.
After this course, students will be able to:
- apply cognitive skills of analysis and evaluation to the management of organizations and the global economic environment;
- apply both qualitative and quantitative skills in order to analyze problems, identify appropriate solutions and make decisions;
- work with material across a range of subject areas and to recognize the links and interrelationships between them;
- and abstract meaning from information and communicate effectively in a manner appropriate to the context and audience using a range of media.
The course covers the following topics:
- The Global Economy;
- Measuring risk and the regulatory concept;
- Corporate Finance within the Global Economy;
- Treasury Management and Investment Appraisal;
- and Finance and Capital Structure.