At Yahoo Finance, you get free stock quotes, up-to-date news, portfolio management resources, international market data, social interaction and mortgage rates that help you manage your financial life. This module complements the Starting A Business Venture module as a core element for the Business Management and Entrepreneurship programme. The module has a strong practical focus with emphasis on ‘what and how’ to resource and market a small business venture. In this module students will develop and implement financial processes needed to fund and run their business. They will also be encouraged to use social and digital media techniques, alongside traditional marketing approaches to promote the prospective customers.
This module provides students with an understanding of research in management and business as preparation for the Level 6 independent research project. Students will be encouraged to consider relevant philosophies, approaches and methodologies in research such as primary and secondary research, self-completion questionnaires and ethnography, and qualitative and quantitative research. Students will consider the role of ethics in research and will learn to apply these methods to a realistic business and management situation.
The dimensions and scope of the business firm and its construction, management, and ownership, broadly analyzed within the theory of the firm Generally, a smaller business is more versatile, whereas larger businesses, or those with wider ownership or more formal buildings, will usually are usually organized as companies or (much less often) partnerships. In addition, a business that needs to lift money on a stock market or to be owned by a wide range of individuals will often be required to undertake a particular authorized type to do so.
The strong vocational element and use of case studies should give you a good grounding in real business situations. We aim for our students to benefit from a wide range of desirable professional skills, including: team working; critical evaluation; self-directed learning; problem-solving; action planning and organising; written and oral communication; presentation; questioning and listening. The following personal qualities will also be addressed in each of the skills modules: achievement orientation; initiative and creativity; self-confidence; decisiveness; reflectiveness; adaptability and flexibility.
Finance majors with an intense curiosity about the business world and an enthusiasm for business issues are well suited for this role. Individuals who earn advanced degrees in business can also pursue teaching jobs at junior and four-year colleges. Designed to equip you with the expert knowledge and technical skills required by the Association of Corporate Treasurers qualification and the wider industry, this flexible course will encourage your development towards becoming a successful business finance professional.