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BU555A: MANAGING CHANGE (2020-2021)

Last modified: 22 Jul 2020 10:45


Course Overview

Senior managers and executives are required to interface with accounting and finance staff and services on a frequent basis to understand and manage the strategic, monetary and performance dimensions of the organization. Operational performance, monetarisation challenges in global business, financial risk, fiscal regimes in international business, strategic partnerships and alliances, investment decisions and portfolio analysis are key areas that require understanding and decision-making in inter-professional and multi-cultural teams and contexts.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Jing Cai

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Master Of Science In International Relations And Management or MSc Strategic Studies and Management or Master of Business Administration (P/T) or Master of Business Administration or Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Man't) or Master of Business Administration in Energy Management or Independent Subject Study In Energy Management or Master of Business Administration in Finance or Master Of Science In International Human Resource Management

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course stretches the thinking and financial understanding of senior managers who are operating at a strategic level. It focuses on key strategic decisions and the use of core financial and accounting models, concepts and rubrics in the following areas:

Fundamental concepts of Accounting

Evaluating Financial Performance

Working Capital Evaluation

Financial Planning Techniques

Long Term Investment Decisions

Capital Structure Decisions

Financial Risk Management

International Dimensions of Financial Planning and Risk


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University week38
  • 15 Seminars during University week39

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

group presentation and written summary

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
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20 minute group presentation and a two page summary

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
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Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

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