In the face of increasing globalization of world economies and growing competitive pressures, financial managers now realize the need to stay abreast of the complex issues and challenges in the business environment. This book, through the adoption of an open-learning approach, introduces to students and other readers the main principles and theories of financial management in a manner that is easy to follow and appreciate. Knowledge is extended to readers through the well-written text so as to lay a solid foundation of theory and practice in financial management. This is coupled with the use of practical scenarios and examples, links to online videos, case studies and practical questions. Islamic Finance is also covered to provide readers with basic knowledge on the subject as it continues to expand in the world’s financial markets. Overall, this text is suitable for students who are studying financial management as part of their course in degree programmes such as finance, business, management, economics, computing, engineering, actuarial science and other areas.