Journal of Business and Finance is an open access international journal. This module aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of the gains to be made from trading internationally. It focuses also on the gains to be made from economic integration and the globalisation process. The module also seeks to examine the main patterns of trade and exchange and aims to demonstrate how free trade can be influenced by government and the future risks of protectionism.
With the BFP status, professionals demonstrate that they have a solid understanding of how businesses operate and that they meet the ICAEW standards relating to technical knowledge, business skills and ethics. Research Methodology in Finance: Learn important econometric techniques that are used in empirical finance, and how these techniques can be applied. The Business with Finance pathway is right for you if you want to pursue a career in the finance sector and you’re keen to apply a range of general management skills. It is particularly relevant if you’re interested in a management role in banking or financial services.
You’ll be introduced to aspects of law which are relevant to your future careers as managers. It is an extremely practical module which is taught using a range of legal cases, practical scenarios, and problem questions. This approach enables you to learn the essentials of business law in a useful and engaging way, and introduces you to some of the key legal documentation you are likely to encounter in a managerial role. You’ll learn where to find the law, the practical implications for managers, and when it is essential to seek legal advice.
Langton is a qualified Management Accountant and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He also holds an MBA from Manchester Business School. He has held a number of senior finance and business roles in different industries including constructing, technology and the voluntary sector before coming into academia. For International Participants – Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
This module aims to build a bridge between the theory, application and practice of finance. It will enable you to analyse simulated and actual financial data and build realistic models to solve problems and support financial decisions. In line with practice, most of the models will be built using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and data from free online sources or specialized financial databases. Key applications include: time value of money, investment appraisal, firm valuation, equity and bond pricing, descriptive statistics, regression, forecasting, etc. The module will allow students to gain exposure to the application of statistical methods in real contexts through in-class case studies and practice in a PC lab environment.