Open University

Open University

Corporate Finance (BB831)

Middle and senior managers meet a multiplicity of financial problems in their organisations; this course will help you develop your knowledge of this area; it introduces finance problems that organisations face at board level, and equips you with the fundamentals of corporate financial theory enabling you to challenge finance experts; you will learn how to tackle the main financial problems you are likely to encounter, in particular, how best to finance a company, what dividend policy to choose, how to appraise both public and private sector projects, and how to value a company for takeover or flotation.

Entry requirements

Minimum 3 year experience in a managerial, professional or technical role; usually this means applicants will be at least 25 years of age to be able to fulfil these requirements, although this is not a necessity if relevant experience has been fulfilled. Applicants are also required to have one of the following: Honours degree or equivalent qualification; it is possible to gain a place with out a degree if applicants complete the professional certificate in management (SO1); if applicants have a degree without Honours then they can still gain a place by completing the 1st part of the professional certificate in management, 'managing 1: organisations and people (B628); score of 640 or above in the official graduate management admission test (GMAT) and an equivalent of undergraduate degree are also accepted; for students whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 is required.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (England) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Wales) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (England) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2016 GBP 1,592 per Module (Wales) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (England) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (Northern Ireland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (Scotland) 6 months
Credits from The Open University Distance learning May 2017 GBP 1,592 per Module (Wales) 6 months

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Distance Learning

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