Coventry University program

Financial and Asset Management

Understand and apply accounting and financial principles using financial information to analyse problems and business performance.

Financial and Asset Management

This program is part of the MSc Construction Project and Cost Management and MSc Construction Management with BIM degrees offered by Coventry University

Develop the ability to apply financial methods for decision-making in industry.

This program will give you an overview of accounting conventions.

You will understand how to appraise the financial performance of construction firms through the use of ratio analysis to appraise profitability, liquidity, efficiency and risk.

You will explore the role DFC techniques play in investment decisions and evaluate a range of budgetary techniques used to control the performance of construction firms.

Courses

5 courses

This program contains a portfolio, where you'll be able to gather your work and get feedback from course educators.

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Andrew Oyen Arewa

Dr Andrew Oyen Arewa

Senior Lecturer Quantity Surveying/Project Management
Course Director BSc (HON) Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management
Faculty of Engineering & Computing Coventry University

Learning outcomes

On completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate basic accounting conventions and principles which guide the preparation of financial statements.

  • Appraise financial performance (profit and loss account; balance sheet) of construction firms.

  • Evaluate Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) techniques to asset management and appraise construction investment decisions.

  • Evaluate budgetary techniques to control and analyse performance of construction firms.

  • Appraise cost, volume, profit techniques in the analysis of construction firms.

  • Evaluate cost control and earned value analysis for a simple construction project.

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