Financial management

Course Code: PMS 2008 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Social work - Masters • Field of study: Design and management of social and health services
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Sebastian Claudiu Stefani
Seminar tutor: Sebastian Claudiu Stefani
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

To train the skills necessary for the efficient management of a company's financial resources, as well as for their procurement and allocation.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Financial management - operational expression of the financial function
2. Company capitals by sources of origin and methods of
3. The company's financial statements.
4. Financial indicators.
5. Investment decision
6. Financing decision
7. Attracted capital.
8. Borrowed capital
9. Short-term financing.
10. Assessing working capital needs.
11. Treasury management.
12. The issue of profitability.
13. Threshold of profitability.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, examples

Learning outcomes:

Students will learn the basic concepts and principles specific to efficient financial management;
Students will know and understand the different forms of financing of a company;
Students will understand how to substantiate the investment decision;
Students will learn about the company's treasury issues;
Students will know and interpret the financial statements: balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, etc.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written exam and project

Recommended reading:

Brealey, R.; Myers, S. and Allen F., Principles of Corporate Finance,, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2012, 334.
Giurgiu, A.I.; Duma, F.S, Management Financiar pentru Start-Up,, Casa cartii de Stiinta, Cluj Napoca, 2006, 225.
none, none, none, Abrud, 2017, 278.