Dibrugarh University - Semester III - Financial Management Syllabus

Marks: 80 Hours: 40

Objective: The objective of this course is to acquaint students with the concepts of financial management.

Course Contents:

UNIT-I: Introduction-Financial Management – Nature, Scope and Objectives; Finance Function; Profit Maximization vs. Wealth Maximization; Role and Responsibilities of a Finance Manager.              20 : 10 hrs

UNIT-II: Management of Working Capital-Working Capital- concept, need and influencing factors; Estimation of working capital, sources of Working Capital.                   20 : 10 hrs

UNIT-III: Investment Decision-Investment Decision-techniques; Cost of Capital and measurement. Financial leverage – Determinants of financial leverage; optimal capital structure.                  20 : 10 hrs

UNIT-IV: Dividend Policy-Influencing factors; dividend theories; optimal payout ratio; Retained earnings.  20 : 10 hrs

Text and Reference Books :
1. Van Horne J.C: Fundamentals of Financial Management; Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.
2. Prasanna Chandra: Financial Management Theory and Practice; Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi.
3. Pandey I.M.: Financial Management: Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi.
4. Bhalla V.K.: Modern Working Capital Management, Anmol Pub, Delhi.
5. Kapil: Fundamentals of Financial Management, Pearson, New Delhi.
6. Sharan: Fundamentals of Financial Management, Pearson, New Delhi.
7. Paul: Financial Management, New Central Book Agency, Hyderabad.