Strategic Financial Management

Accounting and Finance

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
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Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning Fee
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Course Overview

The aim of this unit is to develop learner ability to exercise the techniques and to make value added decisions in terms of corporate strategy and finance based on sound theoretical concepts. Further it enhances the contribution to the formulation of business strategy, creation of comprehensive business development plans, bringing together their specialist accounting and finance skills as well as the strategic management learning of the unit.

Course Content

Introduction to the module

Introduction to Strategic Management and Financial Strategy

  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Strategy and Planning

The Impact of Resource Decisions on the Organization's Performance and Effectiveness

  • The Business Resources to meet Organizational Objectives
  • Tools and Technique to the Planning and Allocating of Resources
  • The Balanced Scorecard and It's Uses

The Role of Culture on Strategy, Managing Change

  • The Role of Culture on Strategy
  • The Role of Change Management

Applying Stakeholder Analysis

  • The Significance Stakeholder Analysis
  • The Business Expansion Methods and it's Impact

Corporate and Business Valuation Techniques

  • The Corporate Valuation Techniques
  • The Business Valuation

Performance Measurement Systems and Financial Analysis Techniques

  • The Importance of Performance Measurement
  • Financial Analysis
  • Creative Problem-Solving Process
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Understand and critically appraise the significance of strategic management and decision making to the performance of the organisation and apply and critique the various forms of internal and external business and strategic analysis and formulation

  1. Identify a range of business resources to meet organisational objectives
  2. Identify and apply relevant academic theories to understand the various internal and external factors of an organisation

2.  Understand and evaluate the key financial theories relevant to financial decision makingand critical application of strategic implementation techniques inclusive of balance scorecard and portfolio management tools

  1. Identify and evaluate key financial theories
  2. Apply theories identified on financial decision making
  3. Identify and apply strategic implementation techniques using balance scorecard and portfolio management tools

3.  Evaluate the role of culture on strategy, includingmanaging change and be able to analyse the effects

  1. Identify the role of culture on strategy
  2. Identify the role of change management
  3. Identify the role of change management

4.  Evaluate and apply stakeholder analysis

  1. Understand the significance of stakeholder analysis
  2. Understand the application of the analysis on a chosen organisation
  3. Identify business expansion methods and its impact on stakeholders
  4. Identify the ability to compute the return and risk

5.  Critically evaluate corporate and business valuation techniques

  1. Identify the concept of corporate and business valuation techniques

6.  Evaluate performance measurement systems for an organisation and application of problem solving and financial analysis techniques to strategic business problems

  1. Identify performance measurement systems
  2. Identify financial analysis techniques
  3. Assess the application of systems and techniques identified on solving business Problems
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


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  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

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