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Financial management 121


 
Module code FBS 121
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

Introduction to finance and investment, critical reasoning skills and problem solving techniques for finance and investment, cost concepts, simple linear regression analysis for the purpose of forecasting future sales volumes and costs, time series analysis for the purpose of forecasting future sales volumes, indexing for the purposes of inflating and deflating a set of financial data,  the functioning of the financial markets including interest rate and foreign exchange mechanisms, mathematics for business including time value of money calculations. Where appropriate, spread sheet applications (Excel) will be addressed as part of the respective topics being covered. Contemporary issues in finance and investment. 

Module credits 10.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites Only for BCom (Financial Sciences) and BCom (Investment Management).
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Financial Management
Period of presentation Semester 2

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