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Module ASB-4906:
Applied Financial Projects

Module Facts

Run by Bangor Business School

30 Credits or 15 ECTS Credits

Semester 3

Organiser: Prof Owain ap Gwilym

Overall aims and purpose

This is a compulsory Summer Project module for students enrolled on the 10-month Accelerated versions of the following Master’s programmes: MBA/MA/MSc Finance, MSc International Finance, MSc Investment Management. It is not available to any other students.

This module aims to familiarise students with a broad range of current finance, banking and financial management topics. Students choose two out of three projects which focus upon applications in real business organisations.

Course content

Students will choose two Applied Projects from the indicative list below. It is envisaged that the menu of projects will vary from year to year within an equivalent structure. 1. Executive Compensation 2. International Business 3. Operations Management

Learning outcomes

  1. Critically analyse the dynamic environment of international business.

  2. Evaluate and assess current themes in executive compensation.

  3. Assess the suitability of operations management tools and techniques within different industry settings.

  4. Critically analyse the wide range of processes associated with operations management in different business and financial contexts.

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
Dissertation Report 1 - 3,000 words 50
Dissertation Report 2 - 3,000 words 50

Teaching and Learning Strategy


Each topic is taught in a series of five half-day lectures, workshops and discussions scheduled over a three-week period in June.


Courses including this module

Compulsory in courses: