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Strategic Financial Management

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This course module is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge on the application of financial strategies through the cases in the corporate world
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:
  • understand and evaluate different investment and divestment  strategies
  • apply concepts of capital budgeting, capital structure and cost of capital on real life cases
  • describe working capital management strategies and its application
  • understand dividend distribution policy and its impact to the value of the firm

Course Content : Growth strategies for increasing value; Mergers and Acquisitions, Buy Back of shares, Leverage Buy Outs, Divestment, Financial Restructuring, Dividend Distribution Policy. Strategies on Working Capital Management; Practical Applications of Capital Budgeting Decision; Capital Structure and Cost of Capital theories

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Class Room Discussions, Case studies

Scheme of Evaluation:

Assignments, Presentations and End semester examination.

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings: Gupta, J. B. (2012). Strategic Financial Management (3rd ed.). Taxman.

Rajni, S., & Preeti, H. (2011). Strategic Financial Management. PHI Learning Private Limited.

Sinha, P. K. (2011). Strategic Financial Management. Excel Books.

Weaver, S. C. (2007). Strategic Financial Management: Applications of Corporate Finance. South Western.

Takeovers & Mergers  Code 1995 and amendments there to, Security Exchange Commission, Sri Lanka






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