Course Description: A study of selected problems in financial management including short and long-term financial analysis and planning, trade-credit analysis, capital budgeting; use of case analysis. Pre-requisite: FI360. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: There will be a lecture on each chapter, class discussion, problem solving in class and written assignments, internet exercises, and a mid-term exam and final exam.
Learning Outcomes:Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
Explain, analyze and compute information pertaining to the following topics:
Financial Statements, Taxes and Cash Flow.
Valuation of Future Cash Flows.
Capital Budgeting--Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria, Capital Investment Decisions and Project Analysis.
Risk and Returns.
Cost of Capital and Long-Term Financial Policy--cost of capital, raising capital, financial leverage and capital structure policy and dividends and dividend policy.
Short-Term Financial Planning and Management.
Course Assessment: Homework, internet exercises, mid-term exam and final exam.
Grading: Homework 20%
Internet Exercises 10%
Mid-Term Exam 35%
Final Exam 35%
Late: Late work is not accepted unless the student has made prior arrangements with the instructor.
Conduct: The instructor will keep all copies of exams. The student should retain all copies of homework.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1: Chapter 1 -- Introduction to Corporate Finance.
Chapter 2 -- Financial Statements, Taxes, and Cash Flow.
Week 2: Chapter 3 - Working with Financial Statements.
Chapter 4 -- Long-Term Financial Planning and Growth.
Week 3: Valuation of Cash Flows. chapters 5-8.
Week 4: Mid-Term Exam.
Chapters 9-11 on Capital Budgeting
Week 5: Chapters 12-14 -- Risk and Return.
Week 6: Chapters 15-18 -- Cost of Capital and Long-Term Financial Policy.
Week 7: Chapters 19-21 -- Short-Term Financial Planning and Management.
Week 8: Final Exam.
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 Undergradute 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.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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