Singapore University of Social Sciences

Managing Finance in an Organisation (FIN481)

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Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Finance

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Funding: To be confirmed


Managing Finance in an Organisation covers fundamental concepts in corporate finance and financial management. With the financial innovations of recent decades, modern corporate finance has become a highly complex area of expertise. This course presents the basic tools and techniques required to address the key questions pertaining to financial mangers: What investment projects should the company undertake? How should these investments be financed? How to evaluate the financial health of a company? The goal of the course is to give student an insight into financial management process and lay out a foundation framework for making sound investment and financing decisions.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 2.5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • The objectives of a corporation and the role of a financial manager
  • The time value of money and discounted cash flow valuation
  • Net present value and other investment criteria
  • Capital budgeting and cost of capital
  • Financial reporting and financial statement analysis
  • Risk analysis
  • Ethics in Finance

Learning Outcome

  • Appraise various items in the financial statements
  • Assess the financial health of a business
  • Appraise the metrics used to rank proposed investments
  • Formulate and appraise the cost of capital for the business
  • Formulate strategies to protect firm against financial risks
  • Evaluate ethics issues in finance
  • Apply appropriate tools to make investment and financing decisions
  • Demonstrate the essential knowledge and interpersonal skills to through discussion and case study
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