DAC Coursework Plan

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Programme:DAC, Year 2
Course:ABMF 3174 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Duration:14 weeks
Lecture Hours:3 hours per week
Tutorial Hours:1.5 hour per week
Credit:4
Course Coordinator:Mr. Ong Chee Keong
Other Lecturer/:NIL
Tutor(s):Mr. Chai Ming Perng, Mr. Yeap Say Woi,
Mr. Siva Kumar Kandiah, Mr. Yap Sue Meng
Assessment:60% Exam, 40% Coursework

Grading of Coursework
I. Individual Assessment: Test (50 marks) – Multiple Choice Questions Test Students are required to sit for the online test on Week 9.

Instructions:
A total of TWENTY FIVE (25) multiple choices questions (MCQ) will be selected. You are required to complete all the TWENTY FIVE (25) questions within SEVENTY FIVE (75) minutes.

II. Group Assessment: (50 marks) - Assignment

Students are expected to complete the following assignment:

The following are summarised financial statements for Super Sdn. Bhd. (SSB) for the years ended 2009 and 2014.

2014
2009

RM000
RM000
Non – Current Assets
820
230
Current Assets
2,000
1,300
Current Liabilities
1,964
1,026
Long Term Liabilities
316
84
Total
540
420
Capital and Reserves
540
420

2014
2009

RM000
RM000
Sales
6,020
2,400
Cost of sales, expenses and interest
5,720
2,204
Profit before tax (PBT)
300
196
Tax and dividends
266
66
Retained earnings
34
130

Notes:

(1) Cost of sales was RM1,060,000 for 2009 and RM2,660,000 for 2014. (2) Receivables are 50% of current assets and trade payables are 25% of current liabilities for both years.

You are engaged by SSB as their financial consultant.

(a) Using relevant financial ratios, and emphasizing on growth and liquidity, write a report on the significant changes faced by the company since 2009. The report should also comment on the capacity of the company to continue trading, together with any other factors considered appropriate.

An appendix to the report should be used to outline your calculations. (20 marks)

(b) When determining the financial objectives of SSB, it is necessary to take three types of policy decision into account: investment policy, financing policy and dividend policy. Discuss the nature of these three types of decision, commenting on how they are inter-related and how they might affect the value of a firm (that is the present value of projected cash flows). (10 marks)

Instructions
You are required to work in team of 5 to 6 members (subject to change). Submit your assignment on Week 10 (during your tutorial session). Report should follow the following sequence and contents.

(i) Cover page that includes:
The subject and subject code
Name of lecturer and tutor
Names of team members
ID number
(ii) Team: Assignment Evaluation Form
(iii) Group Member Appraisal Form
(iv) Plagiarism Statement
(v) Coursework Report
(vi) References/Citations – a comprehensive list of all reference books/journals magazines/websites used as well as cited quotes.

(a) The report should not consist of more than 2,000 words (excluding words on the cover page and Team: Assignment Evaluation Form). Insert a word count on the report. (b) Ensure that the printing is clear and legible and that printing is done on both sides of the paper. (c) The report should be typed in Font 12 Times New Roman with double line spacing on A4 size papers. (d) Mode of Referencing: students are expected to apply the Harvard referencing system. (e) Deadline for submission of assignment is to be strictly adhered to. For every ONE day late, 10% will be deducted from total marks. (f) Plagiarism involves copying materials from other sources without acknowledging the original author. The college treats plagiarism as a serious offense. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against students. (g) Assessment Criteria

Students will be assessed on the criteria listed in the Team: Assignment Evaluation Form.

TEAM: ASSIGNMENT EVALUATION FORM...
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