Advanced Financial Management

  • You can start your P2 exam by completing you SKILLS module.
  • Skills Module and and first three papers of Professional module.

On successful completion of this paper, candidates

should be able to:

A Explain and evaluate the role and responsibility

of the senior financial executive or advisor in

meeting conflicting needs of stakeholders and

recognise the role of international financial

institutions in the financial management of


B Evaluate potential investment decisions and

assessing their financial and strategic

consequences, both domestically and


C Assess and plan acquisitions and mergers as

an alternative growth strategy

D Evaluate and advise on alternative corporate

re-organisation strategies

E Apply and evaluate alternative advanced

treasury and risk management techniques

If you complete your Skills module, you may start your PROFESSIONAL module.

To apply relevant knowledge, skills and exercise professional judgement as expected of a senior financial executive or advisor, in taking or recommending decisions relating to the financial management of an organisation in private and public sectors.

A Role of senior financial adviser in the

multinational organisation

  1. The role and responsibility of senior financial


  1. Financial strategy formulation
  2. Ethical and governance issues
  3. Management of international trade and finance
  4. Strategic business and financial planning for

multinational organisations

  1. Dividend policy in multinationals and transfer





B Advanced investment appraisal

  1. Discounted cash flow techniques
  2. Application of option pricing theory in

investment decisions

  1. Impact of financing on investment decisions

and adjusted present values

  1. Valuation and the use of free cash flows
  2. International investment and financing



C Acquisitions and mergers

  1. Acquisitions and mergers versus other growth


  1. Valuation for acquisitions and mergers
  2. Regulatory framework and processes
  3. Financing acquisitions and mergers


D Corporate reconstruction and re-organisation

  1. Financial reconstruction
  2. Business re-organisation


E Treasury and advanced risk management


  1. The role of the treasury function in


  1. The use of financial derivatives to hedge

against forex risk

  1. The use of financial derivatives to hedge

against interest rate risk

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