FI 363 Financial Institutions & Markets
F2B 2009 BL
Jones, Keith T.
Master of Business Management (M.B.A.)Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting
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Educational Philosophy: Example: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogues, examinations, internet, web sites and writings. Instructor will target the cognitive skills of memory, comprehension, and application. Accounting is a practical course and we will emphasize problem solving.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Examinations, presentations, projects, papers, etc.
Final Exam 30%
Research Probe 15%
Final Grade 100%
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 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.
Usually I do not accept late submission of work; however, talk with me prior to deadline of submitting any course work and I will make arrangements for a later submission if it seems justifiable and fair to other students.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students should conduct themselves properly at all times in the classroom, and never interrupt the instructor when he has clearly shown that lecture is in order.
One Chapter 1 (Why Study Financial Markets & Institutions
Chapter 2 (Overview of the Financial System)
Research Probe 1 given out
Homework 1 Given out due back 27 Oct
Two Chapter 3 (What do Interest Rates Mean)
Chapter 4(Why Do Interest Rates Change)
Homework 1 due 27 Oct
Homework 2 Given out due 3 Nov
Test 1 on 29 Oct
Three Chapter 9 (Money Markets)
Homework 2 due 3 Nov
Homework 3 Given out due 10 Nov
Research probe due 5 Nov
Four Chapter 10 (The Bond Market)
Homework 3 due 10 Nov
Homework 4 given out due 17 Nov
Mid-Term on 12 Nov
Research Prop 2 given out due 3 Dec
Five Chapter 11 (The Stock Market)
Homework 4 due 17 Nov
Homework 5 given out due 24 Nov
Six Chapter 12 (The Mortgage Markets)
Homework 5 due 24 Nov
Homework 6 given out due 1 Dec
Test 2 on 26 Nov
Seven Chapter 15 (Why Do Financial Institutions Exist)
Chapter 17 (Banking and the Management of Financial Institutions
Homework 6 due 1 Dec
Research Probe 2 due 3 Dec
Eight Final Exam Review
Final Exam 10 Dec
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