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Module Title LH Corporate Finance and Supply Chain Management
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Finance
Module Code 07 33807
Module Lead Devon Barrow and Tianshu Zhao
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-40 hours
Seminar-8 hours
Guided independent study-152 hours
Total: 200 hours
Exclusions
Description The aim of the module is to enable students to understand and apply aspects of corporate finance and the management of supply chains.

Part one of the module will include company dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions, capital instruments available for raising finance, and financial derivatives and hedging risk.

The second part of the module will focus on the achievement of superior industrial performance for firms through building supply chain capabilities, matching the demand and supply of products and services across extended business networks, and adopting leading practice for the current SCM excellence as well as the future success.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role of corporate finance in business organisations;
  • Critically evaluate capital instruments available for raising finance;
  • Apply financial analysis techniques including those associated with financial derivatives and hedging risk.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the effective management of supply chains;
  • Match internal capabilities of the firm with external market opportunities;
  • Critically evaluate methods of maximising revenues and minimising cash outflows to suppliers;
Assessment 33807-05 : Coursework 1 : Coursework (50%)
33807-06 : Coursework 2 : Coursework (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: Two course works: 2000 Word Coursework for the finance part (50%); and another 2000 Word Coursework for the supply chain part (50%)
Reassessment:Two course works: 2000 Word Coursework for the finance part (50%); and another 2000 Word Coursework for the supply chain part (50%);
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