Finance for Managers

    Course details

    • Code: MGMT.8004
    • Fee: $793*
    • Level: 8
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Business Management
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2, November
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Master of Management;

Course Aim

Students will evaluate a range of financial methods and approaches to utilising financial assets, reflecting on their significance in management roles. Financial asset value determination and utility, capital structures, and the role of cash flow and leverage in business will also be analysed.
NOTE: This course is compulsory where the student holds no evidence of financial and/or human and resource management ability.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. review the role of managerial finance in a business, including the use and interpretation of key financial statements – profit and loss, and balance sheet.
  2. illustrate time value of money and its application in determining the value of financial assets;
  3. investigate the working capital management of business organisations and the role of cash flows in financial management decisions;
  4. analyse the impact of leverage on a business;
  5. estimate the cost of capital and illustrate the capital budgeting decisions of firms;
  6. evaluate the portfolio investments of business organisations; and

understand the financial markets in New Zealand.


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017