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Financial Fitness for Managers


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This course teaches you to become a smarter consumer and investor with the finance tools to manage cash and contribute to investment decisions.

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Description

This course is appropriate for professionals who have no financial background. It will give you an introduction to finance, giving you the tools to analyse the financial performance, manage the cash and contribute to the financing and investment decisions of your organisation. It will also give you the confidence to make better decisions and contribute to the strategic planning of the business.

Subject Matter Expert

Brandon Louw obtained a BCom in Accounting and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the University of Cape Town. Brandon has a wide array of experience in finance. During his postgraduate studies, he was a partner in a successful start-up business, overseeing the financial management of the business.

He has further worked in the payroll software industry and has managed the accounting function for a multi-million Rand money remittance company. Brandon currently lectures financial management and accounting at Prestige Academy and has previous experience lecturing finance and accounting for Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Vega and Centurion Academy.

Academic Tutor Support

Your dedicated Online Academic Tutor (OAT) will provide you with necessary guidance, offer advice and answer questions on course content, to help you achieve academic success.

Student Success Coordinator

The Student Success Coordinator (SSC) team will assist you with any query that you may have about the environment, systems, and general utilisation throughout your learning journey.

Course and Technical Requirements

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Our online short learning programmes may require additional software applications. These additional software applications requirements will be communicated to you in this information pack and/or on the website course page. Damelin Online does not provide any additional software applications required for online short learning programmes. Please note: Google, YouTube and Vimeo may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.

How We Engage with Students

Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:

  • The programme is available to be viewed on smart devices and includes mobile, tablets and personal computers.
  • Relevant case studies, articles and recommended reading are part of supplementary resources available.
  • Apply and evaluate what you have learned in each module with the self-grading quizzes and assignment submissions
  • View a range of Introductory course videos by your Subject Matter Expert.
  • Scheduled live webinars are included with the Online Academic Tutor.
  • Network, collaborate and interact with your fellow participants and Online Academic Tutor via the discussion boards.

Certification

Upon successful completion of this online short learning programme, you will receive the recognition of your knowledge and skills with a Lyceum Certificate of Competence. Your certificate of competence will be issued in your registered name and will be couriered at no additional cost. You will be required to complete a series of assessments that will be facilitated through our virtual learning environment. Your course handbook will be made available to you once you have commenced with your short learning programme.

Study Blocks

  • MODULE 0 | Week 1 Orientation
    Navigating the Virtual Learning Environment
  • MODULE 1 | Week 2 Overview of Financial Management
    What financial management is, the legal forms of business organisations and the primary activities of the financial manager
  • MODULE 2 | Week 3 Financial Statements
    Explaining how wealth and equity are determined and distinguishing between assets, liabilities, incomes and expenses
  • MODULE 3 | Week 4 Financial Analysis and Ratios
    Explaining the purpose of analysing financial statements and the objectives of ratios
  • MODULE 4 | Week 5 Budgeting and Profit Planning
    Discussing the purpose of budgets and distinguishing between fixed costs, variable costs and semi-variable costs
  • MODULE 5 | Week 6 Working Capital Management
    Assessing the liquidity of a firm using the cash conversion cycle and examining techniques for managing inventory
  • MODULE 6 | Week 7 Time Value of Money
    Discussing the role of time value of money in financial management and distinguishing between simple and compound interest, present and future values and nominal and effective interest rates
  • MODULE 7 | Week 8 Sources of Financing
    Describing the two primary sources of funding and examining the suitability of debt and equity financing
  • MODULE 8 | Week 9 Capital Budgeting Techniques
    Explaining capital budgeting and the capital budgeting process and distinguishing between different types of investment projects
  • MODULE 9 | Week 10 Wrap-up
    Synthesise your learning journey experience and evaluate the course

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