FI 360 Financial Management
U1U 2009 LU
Atkins, James M.
Master of Science in Accounting from Texas A&MBachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo
Luke Air Force Base
01 June through 26 July 2009
7:30 - 10:10 PM
ACC 201 & ACC 202
Fundamentals of Financial Management, 11th
Edition. Authors: Brigham and Houston. ISBN: 0-324-31981-9.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Instrument’s BA II Plus. MANDATORY!
Students may chose another version of a financial calculator, but they are responsible for operating it.
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of this course is to educate, which requires two things to happen. The
teacher must teach or facilitate learning and the student must learn the
required materials. This requires feedback to the instructor on how the
student is learning. This feedback occurs in written work and classroom
discussion. It is preferred that students ask questions during class as
they arise. There is no such thing as a "dumb" question.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The final exam for FI 360 will be the assessment tool used for this course. The exam will be comprehensive and the grade used to determine competency levels achieved by the students. The exam will be closed book and closed notes. The exam consists of multiple choice questions covering the chapter readings in the course and problems that examine the critical thinking, effective communication skills and technical skills of the student. Partial credit will be given for the problems.
will be sixteen  homework assignments and a comprehensive final.
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
quizzes will be accepted but you will lose 1 point from score.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
turn all cell phones to vibrate mode.
do not talk with your classmates while I am lecturing. This is rude behavior both to the instructor
and to you fellow classmates.
direct all questions to me.
do not wear strong perfumes or colognes.
1 - An Overview of Financial Management
2 - Time Value of Money
3 - Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes
4 - Analysis of Financial Statements
5 - Financial Markets and Institutions
6 - Interest Rates
7 - Bonds and Their Valuation
8 - Risk and Rates of Return
9 - Stocks and Their Valuation
10 - The Cost of Capital
11 - The Basics of Capital Budgeting
12 - Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis
13 - Real Options and Other Topics in Capital Budgeting
14 - Capital Structure and Leverage
15 - Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Share Repurchases
16 - Working Capital Management
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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