Syllabus for Financial Mgmt & Intl Finance

This is the syllabus for Financial Management and International Finance

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    This is the syllabus for Financial Management and International Finance
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    • 1. TAKSHILA LEARNING PVT. LTD.Syllabus for Paper 12: Financial Management & International Finance (One Paper: 3 hours: 100 marks)Objectives:• Understand the scope, goals and objectives of Financial Management• To provide expert knowledge on concepts, methods and procedures involved in using Financial Managementfor managerial decision-making• To gain knowledge of international monetary and financial system1. Overview of Financial Management 10 %• Finance and Related Disciplines• Scope of Financial Management,• Planning environment• Key decisions of Financial Management• Emerging role of finance managers in India• Earnings distributions policy• Compliance of regulatory requirements in formulation of financial strategies• Sources of finance – long term, short term and international• Exchange rate – risk agencies involved and procedures followed in international financial operations2. Financial Management Decisions 15 %• Capital structure theories and planning• Cost of capital• Designing Capital Structure• Capital budgeting• Lease financing• Working capital management• Financial services• Dividend and retention policies• Criteria for selecting sources of finance, including finance for international investments• Effect of financing decisions on Balance Sheet and Ratios• Financial management in public sector• Role of Treasury function in terms of setting corporate objectives, funds management – national andinternational• Contemporary developments – WTO, GATT, Corporate Governance, TRIPS, TRIMS, SEBI regulations asamended from time to time3. Financial analysis & planning 10%• Funds flow and cash flow analysis• Financial ratio analysis -Ratios in the areas of performance, profitability, financial adaptability, liquidity, activity,shareholder investment and financing, and their interpretation.• Limitations of ratio analysis• Identification of information required to assess financial performance• Effect of short-term debt on the measurement of gearing.4. Operating and financial leverages 5%• Analysis of operating and financial leverages• Concept and nature of leverages operating risk and financial risk and combined leverage• Operating leverage and Cost volume Profit analysis – Earning Before Interest and Tax (EBIT) and Earning PerShare (EPS), indifference point. Patel Nagar Office (Corporate Section): Laxmi Nagar Office (Student Section): 4/4, East Patel Nagar, 1/44, Ground Floor, Lalita Park, Laxmi Nagar New Delhi – 110 008 Ph: 99581 57000 New Delhi – 110 092 Ph: 97176 86000 info@takshilalearning.com www.takshilalearning.com https://twitter.com/#!/TakshilaLearn http://www.facebook.com/#!/takshilalearn
    • 2. TAKSHILA LEARNING PVT. LTD.5. Financial Strategy 15 %• Financial and Non-Financial objective of different organizations• Impact on Investment, finance and dividend decisions• Sources and benefits of international financing• Alternative Financing strategy in the context of regulatory requirements• Modeling and forecasting cash flows and financial statements based on expected values for variables –economic and business• Sensitivity analysis for changes in expected values in the models and forecasts• Emerging trends in financial reporting6. Investment Decisions 15 %• Costs, Benefits and Risks analysis for projects• Linking investment with customer’s requirements• Designing Capital Structure• The impact of taxation, potential changes in economic factors and potential restrictions on remittance on thesecalculations• Capital investment real options• Venture Capital financing• Hybrid financing / Instruments7. Project Management 10%• Project Identification and Formulation• Identification of Project opportunities• Project Selection Consideration and Feasibility Studies• Project appraisal & Cost Benefit analysis• Source of Project Finance & Foreign Collaboration8. International Finance 10%• Minimization of risk,• Diversification of risk• Forward and futures,• Forward rate agreements• Interest rate swaps• Caps, floors and collars• Parity theorems• FDI• Money market hedge• Options.9. Sources of International Finance 5%• Rising funds in foreign markets and investments in foreign projects• Forward rate agreements and interest rate guarantees• Transaction, translation and economic risk, Interest rate parity, purchasing power parity and the Fisher effects• Foreign Direct Investment10. International Monetary and Financial System 5%• Understanding the International Monetary System• Export and Import Practices• International Financial Management: Important issues and features, International Capital Market• International Financial Services and Insurance: Important issues and features Patel Nagar Office (Corporate Section): Laxmi Nagar Office (Student Section): 4/4, East Patel Nagar, 1/44, Ground Floor, Lalita Park, Laxmi Nagar New Delhi – 110 008 Ph: 99581 57000 New Delhi – 110 092 Ph: 97176 86000 info@takshilalearning.com www.takshilalearning.com https://twitter.com/#!/TakshilaLearn http://www.facebook.com/#!/takshilalearn
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