Strategic Financial Management

Strategic Financial Management

CMA Final - Paper 14 : Strategic Financial Management

 ICMAI has introduced this paper Strategic Financial Management at the CMA Final level where you will be involved in outlining and implementing the main goals and objectives of a business.

Introduction to Indian Financial System
Risk Neutral Method of Valuation - Problem 51-52
Investment Decision - Problem 11 and Solution
Hybrid Instruments
Leasing Problem 1 & 2
Introduction to Indian Financial Systems
Basics of Foreign Exchange
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More about Strategic Financial Management

  What is Strategic Financial Management? 
  • Strategic Management involves outlining and implementing the main goals and objectives of a business. It is a continuous process where you should re-evaluate goals and strategies regularly according to the latest business environment and trends 
  • It involves setting financial objectives and goals, managing financial resources and Financial Risk Management 
Why has ICMAI introduced this paper, Strategic Financial Management, at the CMA Final level?
  • As a qualified CMA, you will be supporting in Project Planning and Investment decisions. Therefore, you need to gain thorough understanding of Investment Portfolios and Financial Instruments. 
  • In addition, you need to have knowledge of Financial Risk Management in International Operations 
What are the topics covered in Strategic Financial Management at CMA Final Level? 
  • This paper is divided into 4 segments which are as follows: 
  1. Investment Decisions 
  2. Financial Markets and Institutions 
  3. Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 
  4. Financial Risk Management 
  • The financial derivatives and the risk management in International Operations are the topics which are new concepts at this level and needs more attention to detail due to introduction of concepts at an advanced level 
What is the best approach to study the Strategic Financial Management paper? 
  • The best approach to study this subject is to first understand the concepts and then solve practical questions immediately. This way you will retain the concepts for a longer tenure and understand your footing on the subject
  • As per ICMAI rules and regulation, there should be at least 9 months of time gap from the time of registration to the time of giving exam. The reason behind this is, a student should do a thorough study of all the concepts. Therefore, it is always recommended to start immediately after registering to the course 
  • There are many books which are available in the market as well as various books recommended by ICMAI. However, from the point of view of exam and to conceptually understand the entire syllabus, Study materials given by ICMAI is highly recommended. Cover the ICMAI syllabus in detail and don’t indulge in any selective coverage of syllabus 


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CA Lijil Lakshman 120 10
CA Vageesh Hegde 22
CS Harish VK 10
Prof. venkitakrishnan Hariharan 2
CA Chinmaya Hegde 65
Available Lectures for Strategic Financial Management
Paper 14: Strategic Financial Management
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Series 1:
Section A: Investment Decision
Study Note 1 : Investment Decisions, Project Planning and Control 22
Study Note 3 : Leasing Decisions 2
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Section B: Financial Markets and Institutions
Study Note 4 : Institutions In Finance Markets 1
Study Note 5 : Instruments In Financial Markets 2
Study Note 6 : Capital Markets 8
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Section C: Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
Study Note 8 : Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 7
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Section D: Financial Risk Management
Study Note 9 : Financial Risks & Management 2
Study Note 10 : Financial Derivatives – Instruments for Risk Management 40
Study Note 11 : Financial Risk Management in International Operations 25