Financial Management

(Majoring in Financial Management or Financial Planner)

Course Code: 120204

The Objective

The Course of Financial Management is designed to cultivate students with theories and practices, knowledge and skills, regulations and standards in the area of financial management and develop students to be a financial manager. The Course is articulated with that of North Alabama University, USA where students could study for 2 years in China and 2 years in USA to obtain two degrees from China and USA. 

Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities

Students who complete the Course will be able to understand and appreciate the theories and knowledge, apply the skills and practices, and comply with the regulations and standards in the area of financial management.   

Content 

The Course contains the theories in management, economics, law, finance, and finance, the knowledge and skills in corporate financing, investment, financial operations, financial analysis, and the practices and regulations in  financial accounting, management accounting, financial management, financial planning, auditing, tax planning, and economic law. The Course is of 4-year duration including 2 years of study at North Alabama University,  USA.

Core Units

First Year: Economics, Management, Principles of Accounting, Introduction to Financial Management, Intermediate Accounting Practice

Second Year: Economic Law, Statistics, Tax Law, Financial Management, Accounting Information Systems, Securities Investment, Personal Finance

Third Year: International Finance, International Trade Practices, Corporate Management, Cost Management Accounting, Advanced Financial Management, Tax Planning, Insurance Principles and Practice, Auditing, Corporate Finance: Theories and Practices, Asset Valuation

Fourth Year: Corporate Surveys, Company Internship, Graduation Practicum, Graduation Thesis

Delivery

The Course is delivered in lectures, tutorials, workshops, and practicum laboratories in the first 3 years on-campus and the study abroad programs in the fourth year in Edith Cowan University, Australia or the the fourth-year program in China.    

Assessments

The Course will be assessed by progressive learning tasks, final examination and graduation thesis/dissertation as required by both Guangdong Baiyun University and North Alabama University.

Award

Bachelor of Management will be awarded  in China as well as Bachelor of Business in USAto those who meet the requirements of graduation by both universities. The USA Bachelor of Business degree could be accredited by the Professional Body in USA.

Career Prospects

Graduates could seek a career in finance, financial management in industrial and commercial companies such as  manufacturing companies, accounting firms, banks and foreign trade companies, in administrative institutions such as accounting, auditing, financial departments, and financial companies, institutions, and in government departments and to undertake tasks in corporate management, financial management, law, and financial planning. 

Faculty of Accounting