FI 360 Financial Management
S1J 2013 DN
Lutz, Andrew J.
senior adjunct instructor
MBA- Finance Avila University 1992BSBA -Marketing Kansas State University 1981
30 minutes prior to class
5:30 - 10:00 PM
Accounting I and Accounting II
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: The Student should have a calculator.
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Educational Philosophy: The class is lecture and discussion driven. Students will be encouraged to discuss and interact throughout the term. Two exams will be given. In addition, the student will turn in homework, submit financial magazine article critiques, and prepare and present a finance project on a publicly held corporation. The emphasis is on teaching fundamentals, as well as real world applications.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The final exam for FI 360 will be the assessment tool used for this course. The exam will be comprehensive and the grade used to determine competency levels achieved by the students. The exam will be closed book and closed notes. The exam consists of multiple choice questions covering the chapter readings in the course and problems that examine the critical thinking, effective communication skills and technical skills of the student. Partial credit will be given for the problems.
Class Assessment: The student will take two exams, a mid-term and a final. Both exams are closed book and closed notes. The student will turn in and present a project which examines the financials of a publicly traded company. This project is due and and will be presented during week #7. The student will also turn in a homework assignment which is an essay on finance. In addition, the student will turn in three different magazine article critiques on a finance related topic. Each critique is to be one page typed and double spaced. A photocopy of the article should be attached to the critique. The critique should be from an article of Fortune, Business Week, Barrons, or The Wall Street Journal. Class Participation and attendance are also part of the grading criteria.
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: No one is allowed in the classroom unless they are enrolled in the class. If a student misses a class, it is their responsibility to contact the instructor to make up the work that was missed. All cell phones should either be turned off or set on the vibrate or off setting, so as to not disturb other students.
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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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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