Introduction to financial management and notes

Financial management and notes of Symbiosis distance learning 2nd semester subject of PGDBA. Following are all units short definition overview of financial management. You can fine what you have to read and mark importance. read more about what is information technology and corporate governance in India.

Unit 1 Finance Function

Introduction 1.2 Approaches to the Term Finance 1.3 Scope of Finance Function 1.4 Goals/Objectives of Finance Function 1.5 Organisation of Finance Function 1.6 Duties and Responsibilities of Finance Executive 1.7 The Fields of Finance 1.8 Finance Function in Relation with Other Functions.

Unit 2 Forms of Business Organisation

2.1 Introduction 2.2 Proprietary Firms 2.3 Partnership Firms 2.4 Joint Stock Companies.

Unit 3 Financial Statements

3.1 Introduction 3.2 Nature of Financial Statements 3.3 Basic Concepts in Accounting 3.4 Structure of Financial Statements 3.5 Role Played by Financial Statements 3.6 Limitations of Financial Statements 3.7 Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements.

Unit 4 Interpretation of Financial Statements (Ratio Analysis)

4.1 Introduction 4.2 Interpretation of Ratios 4.3 Role of Ratio Analysis 4.4 Classifications of Ratios 4.5 Limitations of Ratio Analysis 4.6 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 5 Interpretation of Financial Statements (Funds Flow/Cash Flow Statements)

5.1 Introduction 5.2 Concept of Funds 5.3 Construction of Funds Flow Statement 5.4 Cash Flow Statement 5.4.1 Key Difference between Funds Flow and Cash Flow Statements 5.5 Illustrative Problems 5.6 Interpretation of Funds Flow Statement.

Unit 6 Capitalisation

6.1 Introduction 6.2 Theories of Capitalisation 6.3 Overcapitalisation 6.4 Undercapitalisation 6.5 Overcapitalisation vs. Undercapitalisation 6.6 Watered Stock/Watered Capital 6.7 Watered Capital vs. Overcapitalisation.

Unit 7 Sources of Long-Term and Medium Term Finance

7.1 Introduction 7.2 Shares 7.3 Debentures 7.4 Term Loans 7.5 Public Deposits 7.6 Lease Financing 7.7 Hire Purchasing 7.8 Retained Earnings.

Unit 8 Capital Structure

8.1 Introduction 8.2 Goals/Principles of Capital Structure Management 8.3 Factors affecting Capital Structure 8.4 Cost of Capital 8.5 Importance and Measurement of Cost of Capital 8.6 Composite Cost of Capital 8.7 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 9 Leverages and Theories of Capital Structure

9.1 Introduction 9.2 Concept of Leverages 9.3 Leverages 9.4 Theories of Capital Structure 9.5 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 10 Capital Market

10.1 Introduction 10.2 SEBI Guidelines for Public Issue and Rights Issue 10.3 SEBI Guidelines for the Issue of Debt Instruments 10.4 Intermediaries in Capital Market 10.5 Recent Trends in Capital Market 10.6 Credit Rating 10.7 Buyback of Shares 10.8 Venture Capital.

Unit 11 Capital Budgeting

11.1 Introduction 11.2 The Process of Capital Budgeting 11.3 Flow to Compute Cash Flows 11.4 Time Value of Money 11.5 Techniques for Evaluation of Capital Expenditure Proposals 11.6 Limitations of Capital Budgeting 11.7 Evaluation Criteria in Certain Typical Situations 11.8 Planning, Organisation and Control of Capital Expenditure 11.9 Capital Rationing 11.10 Capital Budgeting and Risk 11.11 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 12 Working Capital Management

12.1 Introduction 12.2 Working Capital The Term 12.3 Principles of Working Capital Management 12.4 Factors affecting Working Capital Requirement 12.5 Financing of Working Capital Requirement 12.6 Control over Working Capital 12.7 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 13 Management of Cash

13.1 Introduction 13.2 Motives of Holding Cash 13.3 Estimating the Cash Requirements 13.4 Principles of Cash Management 13.5 Concept of Float 13.6 Illustrative Problems 13.7 financial management notes.

Unit 14 Management of Receivables

14.1 Introduction 14.2 Objectives of Management of Receivables 14.3 Float in Receivables Management 14.4 Areas Covered by Receivables Management 14.5 Factoring 14.6 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 15 Management of Inventory

15.1 Introduction 15.2 Motives of Holding Inventory 15.3 Objectives of Inventory Management 15.4 Techniques of Inventory Management 15.5 Calculation of Various Levels 15.6 Illustrative Problems.

Unit 16 Dividend Policy

16.1 Introduction 16.2 Importance of Dividend Policy 16.3 Approaches to Dividend Policy 16.4 Factors Determining Dividend Policy 16.5 Choosing the Dividend Policy 16.6 Forms of Dividend Payment.


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