CPA Section 5 – Advanced Financial Management (KASNEB)


This unit is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to apply advanced financial management techniques in an organisation

What Will I Learn?

  • A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:
  •  Evaluate advanced capital budgeting decisions
  •  Design an optimal capital structure for an organisation
  •  Predict corporate failure
  •  Apply derivatives in financial risk management
  •  Apply financial management skills in the public sector
  •  Understand concepts of corporate restructuring and re-organisation
  •  Apply valuation techniques in real estate finance

Topics for this course

62 Lessons

Advanced Capital Budgeting Decision

Incorporating risk/uncertainty in capital investment decisions
Nature and measurement of risk and uncertainty
Techniques of handling risk: sensitivity analysis, scenario analysis, decision trees, simulation analysis, utility analysis, risk adjusted discounting rate(radr) and certainty equivalent method
Incorporating capital rationing in capital investment appraisal
Incorporating inflation in capital investment appraisal
Evaluation of projects of unequal lives
The real options-strategic investment option, timing option, abandonment option and the replacement option
Common capital budgeting pitfalls

Portfolio Theory and Analysis:

Advanced Financing Decision

Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate Restructuring and Re-organisation

Derivatives in Financial Risk Management

International Financial Management

Real Estate Finance

Emerging Issues and Trends

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50 Courses

45 students


Material Includes

  • Lecture Videos, Notes, Questions and Answers


  • Pass in CPA Section 4

Target Audience

  • Students
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