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ES979 - Financial Analysis & Control Systems

  • Module code: ES979
  • Module name: Financial Analysis & Control Systems
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This core module is the first of two finance modules. It provides an understanding of the main accounting statements together with an awareness of basic accounting principles, terminology and techniques, so that participants can interpret financial reports and interpret financial information. An introduction to management accounting practices as an aid to effective operational financial planning and control is also included.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion, the participant will be capable of: Building and interpreting a financial model for a business; Differentiating between profit and cash and the impact on business and operational activities; Planning and evaluating capital and revenue expenditure; Reading and interpreting financial reports, including published accounts; Applying and interpreting financial ratios to internal and external accounting information; Understanding the principles and management implications of alternative costing methodologies; Planning, budgetary control, accountability and responsibility for financial performance.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES979-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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