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Financial Management specialization learns about planning, organizing, directing and controlling the financial activities of an organization.​

 

Interactive Online MSc Financial Management program structure

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Management

Management is one of the most important factors in a company. Course introduces concepts and management functions and practices. It covers the basic theories from the field of management. The goal is to learn the art of management and use it in practice. 

Attention will be focused on identifying and creating managerial skills that make allowances for the personality of the individual manager. The students are introduced to various styles of management and leadership as well as management structures. Change management is a vital part of every manager’s life today. Different change strategies and interests of stakeholder groups are presented to prepare for the inevitable process of change. 

Finance

This course provides insight on the subject of finance from the point of view of non-financial managers, which can be very well used not only in corporate financial management but also in management of personal finance. Students will deepen their knowledge also in the sophisticated area of corporate finance, strategic financial management, financial markets and investing. 

Upon completion, students will have comprehensive overview of the tools, methods and roles of financial management in a particular company as well as within the framework of business as a whole. They will master the tools of financial management and be able to use them in their professional practice.

Financial Reporting and Analysis

The objective of financial reporting is to provide information about the financial position, performance and changes in financial position of a company. 

This course covers current practices in corporate financial reporting and issues relating to asset valuation and income determination. The emphasis is on financial statement analysis, reporting techniques and the interpretation of financial disclosures to help improve risk assessment, forecasting, and decision‐making, and the use of cost analysis. 

The participants should be able to read and interpret annual reports and will be able to make their own informed opinion about the financial performance and perspective of the reporting entity.

Managerial Accounting

Managerial accounting is what managers use to measure the success or failure of the busness performance.

This course aims to develop an introductory understanding of accounting information for use by management in planning and controlling operations. It provides a framework for measuring managerial performance that is developed through an analytical treatment of cost behavior under dynamic conditions. 

It is done so by employing tools such as job costing, process costing, activity-based costing, variable costing, cost estimation, cost-volume-profit analysis and budgeting. The ability to use costs in decision-making contexts will be identified.  

Financial Markets and Investments

The aim of the course is to familiarize participants with the principles and functioning of financial markets, along with issuance of and trading in securities. Students will also learn about the classification and operations of financial markets. 

Students will gain information about stock, bond, money, capital markets, stock exchanges and OTC organizations. They will be introduced to concepts such as risk, return, the efficiency of financial markets and more. Upon completion, the students will understand the principles and functions of financial markets and instruments. 

They will gain deep knowledge of operations on financial markets and will be able to make practical use of the knowledge.

Risk Management

The Risk Management Course introduces participants to the many different types of risk that an organization faces, as well as the concepts of managing financial and non-financial risks. Students will learn the methods of management, measurement, and control of these risks. The whole process of identification, analysis, response along with risk control and culture is addressed in the course of the class. Students will become familiar with risk concepts such as applied to credit, liquidity and interest rate risk. Students will learn the importance of capital adequacy, with the nature and components of market risk, operational risk and credit analysis.

Project Management

Projects are a part of everyday work for managers, entrepreneurs or specialists in any field of business. 

This course will provide the students with knowledge on how to get the desired result after managing projects. It introduces students to the basic concepts of project and process management. Another part of the course is dedicated to the Project Scope. 

An important determinant of a project’s success is the actual project team. Students are encouraged to take a closer look at the dynamics of project teams, the phases of building a team and team roles. Upon completion, the students will be prepared to handle projects in a realistic environment with all changes and risks involved.  

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  • Immediate benefit through combination with practice – knowledge and skills that are immediately applicable in your professional life.
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  • MSc degree – prestigious and internationally accepted MSc degree and a diploma from an American LIGS University.

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