QUSU08017 2013 Construction Financial Management

General Details

Full Title
Construction Financial Management
Transcript Title
Const Financial Management
Code
QUSU08017
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
QUSU - Quantity Surveying
Department
CENG - Civil Eng. and Construction
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Leigh McLoughlin
Description

Construction financial management module assesses how project financing plays a role in modern construction management and the financial management tools required by decision makers. It also aims at developing awareness and understanding of the need for financial planning and monitoring, and the cost control process.  

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Assess how project financing plays a role in modern construction management, cashflow and project cost control.

2.

Demonstrate a critical awareness of the principles of and practice of financial accounting.

3.

Formulate advice on how corporate policies and procedures can effect the management of the project.

4.

Develop an ability to analyse financial data in organisations and communicate this data to various parties.

5.

Evaluate financial corporate performance and budgetary control processes used in the construction / property sector.

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment and final examination.

Indicative Syllabus

1.             Project financing and sources of finance.

2.             Elements of Financial Accounting.

3.             Predicting company positions from accounting statements.

4.             Asset types, valuation and depreciation of assets.

5.             Investment decision strategies.

6.             Capital structure and gearing.

7.             Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring. 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Construction Financial Management 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Construction Financial Management 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Distance Learning Suite Construction Financial Management 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Construction Financial Management 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

1.     Isaac, D., O’Leary, J. and Daley, M. (2010) Property Development, Appraisal and Finance, 2nd Ed., Palgrave Macmillan.

2.      McCabe S. (2010) Corporate Strategy in Construction, Wiley Blackwell.

3.      Marney, J.P. and Tarbert, H. (2011) Corporate Finance for Business, Oxford University Press.

4.      Weetman, P. (2011) Financial and Management Accounting: An introduction, 5th Ed.,  FT Prentice Hall.

5.      Rodgers, M. (2001) Engineering Project Appraisal, Blackwell Publishing.

 

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None