FI 415 Financial Analysis and Planning
S1AA 2012 LC
Smith, Mark T.
Ph.d Texas A&M UniversityMBA Mississippi State UniversityB.S. University of West Alabama
4:45 - 7:25 PM
All students should enrolled in this class should have taken FI 360.
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FI415 Financial Analysis and Planning: Analysis of the financial aspects of corporate business planning, evaluation of financial performance, valuation analysis, management of growth. Prerequisite:FI360 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
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.
Late submission of material will not be accepted without prior arrangements being made with the instructor. No late assignments will be accepted after the regular semester ends.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Use of cell phones, pagers, iPOD, or other electronic device is strictly prohibited from class. Should a student be expecting some sort of emergency phone call (IE baby, child, parent illness), it is the student's responsibility to make the instructor known of the possibility of leaving the class to take a call. With exception to the above listed examples, all phones should be turned off prior to class beginning.
Week 1: Course overview, Interperting Financial statements, chapter 1
Week 2: Evaluating Financial Performance, Chapter 2
Week 3: Project overview
Week 4: Financial forecasting,managing Growth, Chapter 3 & 4 Midterm Exam
Week 5: Financial Instruments and Markets, Chapter 5
Week 6: The Financing Decision, and Discounted Cash flows, Chapter 6&7
Week 7: Risk Analysis in Investment Decisions, and Business Valuation and Corporate Restructuring 8&9
Week 8: Final Exam
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Last Updated:11/30/2011 6:56:42 PM