Course Description: Analysis of the financial aspects of corporate business planning, evaluation of financial performance, valuation analysis, risk analysis, management of growth. Pre-requisite: FI360. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's philosophy is one of interaction. There will be lectures, small cooperative groups, and student presentations throughout the course.
Learning Outcomes:1. Interpret Financial Statements 2. Evaluate Financial Performance 3. Forecast future financial statements through Pro Forma Statements 4. Understand concepts of managing growth 5. Understand discounted cash flow techniques 6. Perfrom risk analysis 7. Understand business valuation and corporate restructuring
Course Assessment: Your understanding of the above learning outcomes will be evaluated through a comprehensive project and one examination.
Grading: Project: 50 points
Exam: 30 points
Particiaption: 10 points
A = 100-90 points
B = 89-80 points
C = 79-70 points
D = 69-60 points
F = 59 and below
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submissions will not be accepted.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Be prepared, listen, and participate.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: As an independent study, we will be flexible throughout the semester.
Week 1: Project Overview, Chapter 1
Week 2: Chapter 2
Week 3: Chapter 3,4
Week 4: Chapter 5,6
Week 5: Chapter 7
Week 6: Chapter 8
Week 7: Chapter 9
Week 8: Exam, Presentations, Project due
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Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
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Catalog Page 100
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