The second assessment requires students to produce an individual report analyzing the performance and operations of a
publicly listed company within a selected sector.A list of companies will be provided for students to select from.This
assessment represents the remaining 50% of the total marks.
Module Assignment Information
Due date: To be determined- UK semester 2 / overseas assignment
due 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2019
FINM036 Assignment Two
The aim of the second assignment is to test your knowledge and understanding of key accounting and
corporate finance concepts, theories and tools that can be used to critically analyse organisations. It will also
test your ability to present non-financial information
You have been asked to write a report to the board of directors of one of the selected companies below as
part of the interview process for your first appointment as a Finance Director of a small company listed on
London Stock Exchange (LSE). The board of directors have asked you to write a report about your vision
and strategic financial goals for the company.
The companies are within the same sector. Assume that your selected company has great ambitions to
become the largest in its sector or to double its current market share in the near future.
You need to introduce the company, discuss the product or services, location, turnover, number of
employees, etc. The report should be maximum 2,500 words (+/- 10%). Remember you need to make an
impression on the board of directors for you to be considered for the critical post of Finance Director.
The aim of this assignment is to test your knowledge and understanding of key accounting and corporate
governance concepts, theories and tools that can be used to critically analyse organisations. It will also test
your ability to analyse non-financial information. Also, it is important when using financial ratios to make
comparison between your selected company and its competitors or the