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2010/2011  BA-HAS_FIMA  Finance Management

English Title
Finance Management

Course Information

Language English
Point 7,5 ECTS (225 SAT)
Type Elective
Level Bachelor
Duration One Semester
Course Period Autumn . Spring
Pending schedule Teaching Monday: weeks 36-41 and 43-44, 14.25-17.10 Teaching Tuesday: week 36, 44, 11.40-14.15 This course will also be offered in Spring 2012
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Max. participants 120
Study Board
Study Board for BSc in Service Management
Course Coordinator
Secretary Susanne Faurholdt - sf.tcm@cbs.dk
Main Category of the Course
  • Finance

Taught under Open University-Taught under open university.
Last updated on 29 maj 2012
Learning Objectives
The course’s development of personal competences:
• The student shall master the main models within financial management
• The student shall master and understand financial ratios
• The students shall gain knowledge and understanding on how to make basic financial analysis of competitors
• The student shall be able to apply the instruments of financial management
• The student shall be able to evaluate and calculate investments in a corporation
• The student shall master capital budgeting
• The student shall be able to apply financial management in a context of national as well as international competitors, state intervention, and technological challenges

Objectives: To give the students a basic introduction to finance management both theoretically and applied to business in the service sector.
Learning purposes to achieve:
To gain knowledge of the core concepts and basic models related to the course and to be able to apply the models and financial tools.
The course is part of the BSc in Business Administration & Service Management at CBS. However, students from other universities can take this course as an elective according to the prevailing rules. The students must document a level in English equal to TOEFL 575 and a level in mathematics equal to Danish level B.
20 min oral exam based on miniproject
Exam Period Winter Term and Summer Term

A mini project of 10 pages and an individual oral exam of 20 minutes. The topic for your mini project must be approved by Jørgen Vinding.
The mini project must be handed in on the 17th of November before 12:00 (noon) to Susanne Faurholdt, TCM, Centre for Tourism and Culture Management, Solbjerg Plads 3, 5th floor in section C. You must hand in 3 copies of the mini project.
The oral exams will be tentative planned for week 48,49.
Approximately 5 minutes will be used for a short introduction to the mini project.
The grade will be based on an overall impression of the student’s academic qualifications within the following areas: The written project, the presentation and discussion of the project and the answers to questions within the curriculum.
Course Content

The course focuses on:

  • The scope and environment of financial management
  • Valuation of financial assets
  • Capital budgeting and cost of capital
  • Managing for shareholder value
  • Corporate restructuring
Teaching Methods
Teaching is based on lectures, case analyses and discussions. Active participation by the students is a must.

“Financial Management: Principles and applications”

By: Arthur J. Keown, John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and David F. Scott Jr.

Published by Pearson Prentice Hall, 2010, 11th edition

ISBN: 9780132174220