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Advanced Financial Management

Covers strategic financial management, including risk, mergers, and international finance.

  • 11.5 hours of tuition
  • On-demand video lectures
  • Applied theory sessions
  • Integrated exam scenarios
  • Downloadable lesson notes
  • ACCA exam debrief lectures
  • 100s of Practice Questions
  • 250 exam-grade questions
  • Specimen exam debriefs
  • 130 exam-grade questions
  • Theory review lessons of key topics
  • Mock exam debriefs

Start learning from only £149

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Course Features

Covers strategic financial management, including risk, mergers, and international finance.

On-demand Video Lectures

HD video lectures covering the entire syllabus delivered by expert tutors. Crisp audio and vivid examples, accessible from anywhere.

Integrated Exam Scenarios + Solutions

Lectures include integrated questions, where your tutor walks you through exam-realistic scenarios explaining how to answer on exam day.

100s of Revision Questions
130 Revision Questions

Test your understanding with exam-grade practice questions across every chapter of the syllabus.

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Full Syllabus Course Notes

Download detailed course notes on the complete syllabus. Crafted with clarity, these concise and clear guides are filled with real-world examples.

ACCA Specimen Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from the ACCA LW specimen exam, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

Mock Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from two ACCA TX mock exams, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

Specimen Exam Debriefs

Your tutor walks you through every question from the ACCA AA specimen exam, explaining how you should answer on exam day.

Course Syllabus

Advanced Financial Management covers covers strategic financial management, including risk, mergers, and international finance..

Section 1

3 hours of training
The Role & Responsibility of a Senior Financial Executive
Theoretical & Practical Rationale for Risk Management
Ethics & Governance
Dividend Policy in Multinationals & Transfer Pricing

Section 2

4.25 hours of training
Net Present Value
IRR & MIRR
Capital Rationing
Dealing with Risk & Uncertainty
Application of Option Pricing Theory in Investment Decisions
International Investment & Financing Decisions
Capital Structure
Weighted Average Cost of Capital
APV & Risk-adjusted WACC

Section 3

1.25 hours of training
Rationale for Mergers & Acquisitions
Business Valuations
Regulatory Framework & Processes
Financing Mergers & Acquisitions

Section 4

0.5 hours of training
Financial Reconstruction
Business Re-organisation

Section 5

2.5 hours of training
The Role of the Treasury Function in Multinationals
Hedging Basics
Managing Forex Risk
Managing Interest Rate Risk

Section 6

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Section 7

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Section 8

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Section 9

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Your Tutor

Karl Ballard
MA; ACA

Karl joined ARU Peterborough from Kaplan Financial having delivered a range of accountancy qualifications including AAT, ACA, ACCA, CIMA and CIPFA. Karl has strong contacts across the accountancy profession with local firms across the South East and links with a number of accountancy institutes.

Karl is an ICAEW Fellow, having qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2010. Karl began his accountancy career with KPMG in 2005 working in Public Sector Audit across Local Government NHS, Housing and Education clients.

Karl brings his considerable educational and professional experience to bear on VIVA's Advanced Financial Management (AFM) course.

course pricing

Standard or All Access

Advanced Financial Management

Standard Course

On-demand tuition to get yourself exam ready. Ideal for those who require a flexible learning schedule.

  • Full syllabus coverage
  • On-demand video lectures
  • Applied theory sessions
  • Integrated exam scenarios
  • 100s of practice questions
  • Downloadable lesson notes
  • 250 exam-grade questions
  • Specimen exam debrief lectures
  • 130 exam-grade practice questions
  • Mock exam debrief lectures
  • New features coming soon (added free of charge)
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AFM
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SBR
AAA
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APM

All 15 Courses

ACCA All Access

Get 12-month access to all 15 Standard Courses. Ideal for those planning to take 2+ exams this year.

  • All 15 ACCA courses
  • Full syllabus coverage
  • 228 hours of on-demand video lectures
  • Integrated exam scenarios
  • 1,255 exam-grade practice questions
  • Downloadable lesson notes
  • New elements coming soon (added free of charge)
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PM
AA
ATX
MA
TX
SBL
AFM
BT
FR
SBR
AAA
FM
LW
APM
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