Courses Catalogue

Financial Management

COURSE CODE: FIN 7201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Project Planning and Management, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Content and Outline

  Introduction to Financial Resource Management (3 hours)

  • The meaning of financial resources.
  •  The  purpose of managing finance resources
  • The functional area of financial resource management in Institutions of Learning.

Concepts and principles of financial resource management (3 hours)

  • The concepts of financial resource management.
  • The principles of financial resource management.

Planning and Control in Financial Management (9 hours)

  • Financial Resource Planning in Institutions.
  • The Purpose and Functions of Financial Resource Planning.
  • Planning Strategies for Financial Resource Management.
  • The Meaning and Purpose of Control in Financial Management.
  • The Mechanisms of Control in Financial Management.

The Financial Resource Management Practices (9 hours)

  • The Meaning of Finance Resource Management Practices
  • Practices of Financial Management.
  • Financial Accounting Practices
  • Malpractices in Financial Management

Budgeting and Budget Management (9 hours)

  • The Meaning, Purpose, and Functions of Budgeting.
  • Budgeting and Budget Circle.
  • Budget Management in Institutions
  • Auditing and Audit Management.

Projects and Project Management (12 hours)

  • The Meaning and purpose of projects.
  • The Relationship between Projects and Financial Management 
  • Project Planning
  • Project identification
  • Project formulation
  • Project implementation
  • Project monitoring
  • Project evaluation

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Group presentations
  • class assignments

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes