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Operational and Strategic Finance


The aim of the module is to develop knowledge of the applications of financial management and critically evaluate their limitations in national and international settings


Upon successful completion participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate and critically apply theories on strategic and operational financial management
  • Critically evaluate and apply appropriate tools for strategic and operational financial management
  • Analyse and critically appraise strategic and operational financial management options


  • Cost Accounting Systems in practice
  • Product pricing
  • Managing Short Term Finance
  • Forecasting and budgeting Techniques using Excel
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Practical financing decisions
  • Group decision making and activities
  • Behavioural decision making


In module assessment (Final week) - 10%

Learning log
Coursework 1 - 20%
Coursework 2 - 20%
Coursework 3 - 50%

Mark for in module assessment and final coursework returned after completion of the final coursework.


Contact hours: 88