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
By the end of the course unit, students
should be able to:
the basic concepts and practice of financial management.
the financial statements, cash flows, time value of money, risk and
return, valuation of assets, capital budgeting, financing, working capital
management and international finance.