An Introduction to Financial Management in Construction

An Introduction to Financial Management in Construction

Course provided by FutureLearn

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 6 hours study time

  • Property and construction

  • Free

  • NA

  • Level NA

About this course

Which projects should a firm or individual invest their money in? How can you find out a company’s profit at the end of the year? How should this investment be financed? How can you tell how healthy a company is?This course introduces you to the key concepts of financial management and will prepare you for more advanced study of managing finance. You will be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of the key financial questions which are faced by directors, construction and project managers of firms. Free to register. Fee to certificate.

Learning outcomes

  1. Evaluate the importance of financial management in the construction industry
  2. Identify the role of construction and project managers in managing project finances
  3. Evaluate basic accounting conventions and principles, which guide the preparation of financial statements