The principles and techniques of financial analysis

Providing a clear grasp of the financial tools you’ll need to generate net present values figures and understand the principles of financial analysis and quality trade-offs, as well as project management techniques.
Topics covered
  • Basic ideas, scope and tools of finance.
  • Fundamentals of company investment decisions.
  • Earnings, profit and cash flow.
  • Investment decisions using weighted average cost of capital.
  • Estimating cash flows for investment projects.
  • Applications of company investment analysis.
  • Risk and company investment decisions.
  • Company dividend policy.
  • Company capital structure.
  • Working capital management.
  • International financial management.
  • Options, agency, derivatives and financial engineering.

Ken Brown introduces our Finance course.

Finance is one of seven core MBA courses.

Finance helps the employee understand the value of the company...

Ken Brown

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Course development

This course is available for purchase from now and until 31 July 2021, and examinations are offered until June 2023.

If you’re thinking about starting an MBA with Oil and Gas Management, or if you are studying through one of our learning partners, you will study this Finance course.

If you are starting our Online MBA, you will be studying our Financial Decision Making

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