Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Students must have a caculator, use graph paper for homework and bring text to all classes.
Course Description: Techniques for capital investment decision making, time-value of money, the evaluation of investment alternatives, depreciation cost, materials and equipment accounting information systems. Pre-requisite: EC142. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: "Give a man a fish, and he eats for one day;
Teach a man to fish, and he can feed himself for life"
My goal is to teach students the process of solving problems and this course provides the student with analytical tools to use in order to make good engineering economic recomendations/decisions.
Learning Outcomes:A. Know the techniques of Present Worth Analysis, Annual Cost Analysis, Rate of Return and Benefit/Cost analysis.
B. Understand the time value of money.
C. Understand the principle techniques amd methods for capital investment decision making process.
D. Become familar of the role of engineers in the financial decsion making process.
E. Understand how to evaluate fincial alternatives and
F. Be familiar with accounting information systems.
Course Assessment: A. Lecture
Grading: Quizzes 30 %
Tests 35 %
Homework 30 %
Class Participation 5 %
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work is accepted, but I do reduce the grade by approximatly 10% per week.
NO WORK IS ACCEPTED AFTER THE FINAL EXAM
Classroom Rules of Conduct: As per FLW and Ed center directives.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: see below
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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate
Catalog Page 100
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