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MEJOS07 The Media Firm as a Financial Organisation 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Master's Degree Programme in Media Management
School of Communication, Media and Theatre

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will understand:
- Budgeting as a tool for strategy design and implementation
- Budgeting and controlling processes, and essential terminology
- How to work with financial instruments (spreadsheets, accounts, etc)
- Implications of financing and economics for managing a media firm
- Change and development as a financial issue

General description

Students learn the principles and requirements for successfully managing the financial health of a media firm. This is approached as an interdependent process linking financial planning, budgeting and controlling. There will be guest lectures from the industry.

Students are expected to understand the essential terminology in financial budgeting and controlling, how to interpret financial data, and how to use financial information in planning strategic development.


Gregory Lowe, Teacher responsible


19-Oct-2016 – 7-Dec-2016
Wed 19-Oct-2016 at 9.30-12.00, PÄÄT RH. E113B
Wed 26-Oct-2016 at 9.30-12.00, PÄÄT RH. E113B
Wed 2-Nov-2016 at 9.30-12.00, PÄÄT RH. E113B
Wed 16-Nov-2016 at 9.30-12.00, PÄÄT RH. E113B
Wed 30-Nov-2016 at 9.30-12.00, PÄÄT RH. E113B
Wed 7-Dec-2016 at 9.30-13.00, PÄÄT RH. E113B, Presentations in class

Further information

Available only for the studients in Media Management programme.