In this course we examine the roles of the financial manager within a firm. Theory and problem solving will be stressed within the framework of the goal of the firm. Some of the topics covered include: financial analysis and planning, working capital management, capital budgeting, and long term financing.
Although this course emphasizes corporate decision making, the skills obtained will also aid the student in personal finance and small business decision making. Risk and reward analysis is central to most of what we do in this course. The student should strive to both understand the concepts and to solve the problems presented in the course
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course unit, students should be able to:
Explain the introductory finance
Discuss the basic concepts and practice of financial management
Demonstrate the financial statements, cash flows, time value of money, risk and return, valuation of assets
Explain the capital budgeting, financing, working capital management and international finance.