Business Finance

71205

This course will give you an understanding of the business finance and treasury function in terms of fundamental capital, investment, funding and risk decision concepts. It will enable you to apply financial management knowledge and skills to a small or medium size business for decision-making purposes. 

  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 3, 12 Feb 2020
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

This course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to demonstrate an 
understanding of the business finance and treasury function in terms of fundamental capital, 
investment, funding and risk decision concepts. It is intended that students will apply 
financial management knowledge and skills to a small or medium size business for decisionmaking purposes. It fits within the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants’ 
(NZICA’s) three year programme of study 

On completion of this course you will be able to

  • Describe the role of the finance and treasury function in the business environment.
  • Discuss how organisations make investment and distribution decisions by applying capital budgeting techniques and evaluate investment decisions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of financial planning and control by applying knowledge of working capital to effectively manage a business for a given situation.
  • Discuss how organisations are financed by comparing and contrasting financing options to recommend a course of action.
  • Identify and explain basic financial risks and risk management concepts through a discussion of the principles of capital structure and cost of capital.
  • Apply business finance knowledge to a given situation and provide recommendations.

Assessment

40% internally assessed

60% exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 3, 12 Feb 2020
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us