Breaking business news and financial news on U.S. and international companies from CNNMoney. Learn more about the work of the Division of Business and Finance who is responsible for the management of University fiscal, physical, and human resources. Investigate how the global financial system works, examine international sources of finance and suitable investment opportunities, form a critical awareness of the risks associated with international trade, and evaluate how fluctuations in exchange rates affect a business.
These professionals help investors navigate their way through the complex and fast-changing world of securities, commodities, and financial services. This position entails buying and selling stocks and bonds, advising clients on the best investments to make in order to achieve their financial goals, and monitoring how financial markets are performing. There are several types of securities, commodities, and financial service agents, including floor brokers, investment bankers, and investment banking sales agents and traders.
Business Finance Workshop: Following successful completion of this module, students will be able to: demonstrate a sound knowledge of the operation of financial markets and the theory underpinning corporate finance policy; understand how theory and applications are linked in practice and be able to relate this to the techniques used to model financial decisions and markets. Students will see the methods that arise in other modules being applied to different types of financial data from different countries, and gain a better understanding of how they are used in a corporate environment.
This module endeavours to appreciate the importance of the Human Resource (HR) function in an organisational context. The module explores and examines strategic and operational aspects of the HR function in light of the broader business, social and ethical context. This module is about career management development. You will unite individual and organisational perspectives to help you manage your own career as well as other people’s careers in a competitive global labour market.
You will learn and be assessed through a wide variety of teaching methods which vary depending on your chosen Masters programme. These include online materials and multimedia content, guest lectures, individual and group assignments, case studies, field visits, dealing room simulations, presentations, applied projects, consultancy work and examinations.