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Financial management 121


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

*Only available to BCom (Accounting Sciences) students
Introduction to management accounting, critical reasoning skills and problem solving techniques for management accounting, 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, introduction to financial management, the functioning of the financial markets including interest rate and foreign exchange mechanisms, mathematics for business including time value of money calculations, and the critical reasoning skills and problem solving techniques in a financial management context. Where appropriate spread sheet applications (Excel) will be addressed as part of the respective topics being covered.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites Only available to BCom (Accounting Sciences) students
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Financial Management
Period of presentation Semester 2

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