Fundamentals Of Business Finance
Online Short Course
The financial function of a business includes acquiring, utilising and controlling the money the business needs to operate. In order to understand the financial function of a business, it is essential to explore certain aspects of business finance. Financial management relates to the effective management of the financial function, to ensure a business has cash flow.
This course will provide you with insight into the acquisition, utilisation and control of the money a business needs to operate, as well as the administration and application of funds, operating costs and reporting on financial matters.
YOUR ONLINE COURSE CHECKLIST
- Have a registered email account for notifications and communications
- Have access to a computer/laptop/Mac/Tablet/Mobile device
- Have a stable internet connection
- Be able to read documents in Adobe Acrobat PDF reader, or a similar PDF viewer
- Have access to the Microsoft Office Suite (inclusive of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or Mac OS Pages Application to create and read documents, as well have the ability to export documents into PDF files
- The latest version of Firefox/Internet Explorer/Chrome web browser
- Virtual Learning Environment
- Module notes
- External URLs
- Forum discussions
- Academic Support
MEET YOUR SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT (SME)
Kevin Midgely has an MBA from Damelin Oxford Brookes (London). He has been a part-time lecturer since 1991, and has lectured for Damelin Education Group, Varsity College, Vega, Regenesys Business School, and AAA School of Advertising. Kevin also ran his own training company from 1994 – 2008.
His ability to combine over 30 years’ experience in academia and the business environment, enables Kevin to deliver the theoretical content, together with real-life practical examples. Kevin has developed course material for Damelin Education Group, Regenesys Business School, and the Open Learning Group, on various business-related subjects.
Kevin is also the author of a self-published textbook, The Credit Controller’s Handbook, first published in 1999.
meet your Online Academic Tutor
Each Damelin Online course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience.
The Online Academic Tutor who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offering advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects of the course. As a complimentary online service, students will be contacted by their Online Academic Tutor over phone and/or by their registered email.
Module 0 | Week 1
Module 1 | Week 2
Introduction to Finance
Module 2 | Week 3
Module 3 | Week 4
Module 4 | Week 5
Module 5 | Week 6
Costing and Budgeting
Module 6 | Week 7
Module 7 | Week 8
Financial Record Keeping
Module 8 | Week 9
WHY A FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS FINANCE COURSE?
A growing economy encourages entrepreneurship and the expansion of businesses. Whether your business is a start-up venture, or a well-established organisation, an understanding of the financial aspects of the business is essential to grow and maintain a successful company.