What is Strategic Financial Management?

Legal Definition
Strategic financial management refers to study of finance with a long term view considering the strategic goals of the enterprise. Financial management is nowadays increasingly referred to as "Strategic Financial Management" so as to give it an increased frame of reference.

To understand what strategic financial management is about, we must first understand what is meant by the term "Strategic". Which is something that is done as part of a plan that is meant to achieve a particular purpose.

Therefore, Strategic Financial Management are those aspect of the overall plan of the organisation that concerns financial managers. This includes different parts of the business plan, for example marketing and sales plan, production plan, personnel plan, capital expenditure, etc. These all have financial implications for the financial managers of an organisation.

The objective of the Financial Management is the maximisation of shareholders wealth. To satisfy this objective a company requires a "long term course of action" and this is where strategy fits in.
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Legal Definition
Approach where management locks at techniques to develop a strategic decision making plan.