Cấu trúc chương trình môn học và nội dung
Chương trình Diploma này bao gồm 8 môn học và có thể hoàn tất trong trong vòng 8 tháng.
- Học kỳ 1:
- Introduction to Management
- Accounting for Managers
- Học kỳ 2:
- Quantitative Analysis
- Economics I
- Học kỳ 3:
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Reporting & Analysis
- Học kỳ 4:
- International Finance
- Principles of Banking and Finance
Accounting for Managers
Accounting for Managers seeks to introduce students to a basic understanding of financial accounting and management accounting principles so that they are able to enter the workforce with confidence in their ability to work at a very basic level in this field or to pursue further studies in accounting so that they may eventually become professionally recognised accountants.
The main aims of this unit are to:
- Develop an understanding of basic management accounting concepts
- Analyse and interpret a set of financial statements
- Understand and apply cost-volume-profitanalysis
- Develop a practical understanding of capital investment decisions
Introduction to Management
Introduction to Management provides the strategic management tools and theoretical concepts to analyse firms in different industries, make strategic decisions and justify these decisions with supporting evidence. The unit covers a wide spectrum of business management activities and decisions, both at corporate and divisional level including management, production, information systems, management and finance.
Economics I has been specifically developed for students in a range of business related disciplines to economics at a tertiary level. The unit will introduce the principles, language, techniques and insights of both macro and micro economics that are associated with the economic perspective on life in the modern world. The focus is the application of economic theory to solve real-life problems.
Studies done in business situations rely on collecting data to enable decisions to be madeabout future actions. For these decisions to be useful, they need to be based on sound statistical principles. Thus, there is a need to be aware of proper sampling techniques, the idea of probability and the fact that any decision made with incomplete information is prone to involve error. The unit covering business statistics will introduce a variety of statistical techniques to show under which circumstances each should be used.
This unit introduces the basic concepts and ideas in finance. Students will learn to apply financial management techniques for planning and control of business affairs and get an overview of the various aspects of financial management. On completion of this unit, students will be knowledgeable in areas such as the financial management role in the organisation, planning and control techniques.
Financial Reporting and Analysis
The objective of financial analysis is to enable shareholders, management and other stakeholders to use the financial information that has been systematically collected to evaluate or measure the way business has been conducted. Students learn to evaluate the financial soundness of the company they study by conducting financial ratio analysis. The financial statements studied are balance sheet, profit and loss account or income statement and statement of cash flows.
This unit will cover issues related to international financial markets and the financial operations of a firm within the international environment.
The first half of the unit will cover the international economic and financial environment in which firms operate, the structure of international trade and foreign direct investment, and the structure and instruments of foreign exchange.
The second half of the unit will focus on applying the basic principles of financial management to firms engaged in international business.
Principles of Banking and Finance
This unit addresses the basic principles, concepts, theories and applications of banking and finance, including coverage of personal financial decision making.
This unit also introduces students to the application of financial mathematics relating to various business and personal financial decisions and the use of financial management tools such as budgeting. In business financial decision making, students will learn and apply financial mathematics in the areas of valuation of equity (shares/ownership), debt (debentures) and hybrid securities. In the process, the characteristics of these securities will be covered in detail and, concepts of valuation incorporating the respective security’s cash flows, time value of money and the associated risks are presented. Furthermore, the principle of market efficiency of these securities is presented.
The measurement of risk and return in banking and finance is covered, with the risk-return relationship as described in the capital asset pricing model. Risk management, for example through consumer credit policies, for banks is also covered in this unit. The unit creates an awareness of current events in the financial markets and how these events generally affect the corporation.