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FI 415 Financial Analysis and Planning
Hindman, John H.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseFI 415 Financial Analysis and Planning DA
SemesterS2D2005
FacultyHindman, John H.
TitleSenior Instructor
Degrees/CertificatesM B A  University of Phoenix
B A Northwest University
Other Phone520-744-4284
E-MailJohn.Hindman@park.edu
amanager5@comcast.net
Semester Dates3/21/05---5/15/05
Class DaysTues/Thurs
Class Time4:45 - 7:25 PM
PerquisitesPrerequisite: FI 360
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Corporate Financial Reporting, Fourth Edition,
Brownlee, Ferris, Haskins


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 facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.

Learning Outcomes:
To provide students with an understanding of the theory
and practice of corporate financial reporting and financial
analysis of businesses using financial reports.Including:
1)The institutional setting and development of  Financial reporting
2) Measurement and reporting of Income
3) Revenue recognition
4) Balance sheet analysis
5) Cash flow analysis
6) Corporate Accountability and the Auditor
7) Measurement and reporting of  inventory
8) Bond recordation
9) Leasing recordation
10) Income taxation and the business decsion

Course Assessment:
Lecture, discussion, case study, quizzes and homework presentation.All homework questions must be TYPED/Word processed,and are due at the beginning of class.

Grading:
Homework       400 points (see homework section-                          value of each assignment)
Exams       400 points ( 2 at 200 points each)
Case Study     200 points

90% and above A
80-89        B
70-79        C
60-79        D
59 % and below F (or three or more absences)

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Can be accepted, but will lose points for every day it is late.
Exceptions allowed for valid reasons.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Class participation is expected and will be a part of the final grade.
Attendance will be checked at each class meeting and students are expected to be on time. You may miss up to two classes, please see the instructor if you have unusual circumstances that would require you to miss more than two classes. It is the students responsibility to make up all work missed.
Academic honesty is required and dishonesty will not be tolerated

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
CLASS MEETING AND HOMEWORK/EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:

Date Reading Homework

3/22 None None
3/24 Ch 1, & Ch 2 None
3/29 Ch 3 Problem 2.1 50pts
3/31 Ch 3 Problem 3.1 100pts
4/5        Case study 3.1 Paper #1
4/7 Ch 4 Pr4.1,4.2,4.3- 50pts
4/12 None Ch 4 prob 7 50 pts
4/14 Ch 5 None
4/19 None Exam1 Ch1-5
4/21 Ch 6 Problem 6.1 50 pts
4/26 Ch 7 Problem 7.4 50pts
4/28 Ch 10 None
5/3 Ch 11 Problem 11.1 50 pts
5/5 Ch 13 None
5/10 Ch 16 None
5/12 Exam #2 Ch 6,7,10,11,13,16


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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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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