Online Global MBA (Financial Management)

The online Global MBA, offered 100% online, will provide you with the understanding of the most important concepts in global management, strategy, finance and marketing. In particular, the wide variety of specialist pathways offers you the chance to synchronise your MBA to your existing career path, giving you a finely tuned, unique postgraduate qualification.

Financial Management

Key Facts

  • Duration: 18 - 36 months
  • Start dates: January / April / July / October
  • Campus: Online
  • Fees: £9,000 (Student Payment Plan available)

This specialisation, delivered 100% online through LSBF’s online platform, will help you gain the expertise you need to steer the financial future of companies. The Performance Management and Control module will train you in decision-making, budgeting and cost control techniques. You can support your business decisions with published financial statements, using the research and analytical skills granted to you by the Advanced Corporate Reporting module. You will also learn how to apply management accounting and performance measurement methods to real-life companies. As you do so, you will develop a strategic and comprehensive view of financial management.

Financial Management

Stage I

Strategic Management and Leadership 
Marketing and the Business Environment
Accounting and Managerial Finance
Systems and Operations Management

Stage II

Advanced Corporate Reporting 
Performance Management and Control

Stage III

Integrative Research and Consultancy Project

**All specialisations are available, subject to student demand

Specialisation Modules

The Advanced Corporate Reporting module provides you with the research and analytical skills required to prepare published financial statements.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the professional and ethical duties of the accountant.
  • Evaluate the financial reporting framework.
  • Advise on and report the financial performance of entities.
  • Prepare the financial statements of groups of entities in accordance with relevant accounting standards, and explain reporting issues relating to specialised entities.
  • Appraise the financial performance and position of entities, and evaluate current developments.
  • Discuss the implications of changes in accounting regulation on financial reporting.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.

The module is focused on developing knowledge and skills in the application of management accounting techniques. It covers decision making, budgeting and standard costing, business management and controlling, and other modern techniques.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Critically analyse principles and trends in performance measurement and control, evaluating their relative importance.
  • Identify different budgeting techniques and evaluate their use in short-term decision making.
  • Analyse the current approach to performance measurement and control in a selected global organisation, and suggest how it could be improved.
  • Appraise the use of performance criteria in not-for-profit and public sector organisations.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.

*All specialisations are available, subject to student demand.

Core Modules

Detailed information about the core modules can be found on the: 

Career Direction

Every organisation of any size needs individuals with expertise in financial management.
Your knowledge and skills will enable you to achieve positions such as:

  • Financial Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Accountant
  • Financial Planner
  • Performance Manager

  • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent – any subject area
  • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands)or equivalent*
  • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

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