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FI 360 Financial Management
Daniels, Glenn P.


Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.

Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.

Course

FI 360 Financial Management

Semester

S1R 2013 SC

Faculty

Daniels, Glenn P.

Degrees/Certificates

Master of Science in Accounting
Master of Business Administration
Licensed Certified Public Accountant

Office Location

Scott Air Force Base Campus - No official office

Office Hours

By Appointment

Daytime Phone

636-458-8307, call anytime between 9am (CT) and 11pm (CT)

E-Mail

glenn.daniels@park.edu

jjgtdaniels@msn.com

Semester Dates

January 14, 2013 - March 9, 2013

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Prerequisites

AC 202

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Graham, J., Megginson, W., "Introduction to Corporate Finance", 3rd edition, Cengage Thomson Publishing 2012
ISBN 9781111222284

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:
Will provide PowerPoint presentations when available.

McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development.  The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email helpdesk@park.edu or call 800-927-3024
Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.

http://www.vutube.edu.pk/index.php?option=com_hwdvideoshare&task=viewcategory&Itemid=10&cat_id=47
http://freevideolectures.com/Course/2748/Corporate-Finance/4
http://www.imds.iupui.edu/imds/F260bb.shtml

Course Description:
FI360 Financial Management: The role of financial management through the development of a framework appropriate for financial decision making. Emphasis on obtaining and effectively utilizing the funds necessary for the operation of an enterprise. Elements of financial planning, capital budgeting, and consideration of alternative sources of funds. Prerequisites: AC201 and AC202 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:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the financial goals of the firm.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles that form the foundation of financial management.
  3. Evaluate financial statements including critical financial ratios.
  4. Calculate interest, rate, present value, and term of financial instruments.
  5. Determine values for stocks and bonds.
  6. Perform capital budgeting using more than one method.


Core Assessment:

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:
 

 

Assessment

Frequency

Points Each

Total Points

Percent of Total

Problems/writings

Four

50

200

20%

Quizzes (unannounced)

Six

50

300

30%

Mid-term examination

One

200

200

20%

Final examination

One

300

300

30%

 

 

Totals

1000

100%

 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.

Grading:
 

Grade

Point Range

A

900 – 1000

B

800 - 899

C

700 - 799

D

600 - 699

F

0 - 599

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 Course Materials:
Late submission will be allowed with prior approval, otherwise not permitted.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Mutual respect.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

 

Week

Readings

Problem Assignments

Due Date

Pre-start preparation

Chapter 1

None.

First night of class

Week One

Chapters 2 and 3

To be determined.

First class of week two

Week Two

Chapters 4 and 5

To be determined.

First class of week three

Week Three

Chapters 7 and 8

To be determined.

First class of week four

Week Four

Chapters 10 and 11

To be determined.

First class of week five

Week Five

Chapters 12 and 13

To be determined.

First class of week six

Week Six

Chapters 14, 15 and 16

To be determined.

First class of week seven

Week Seven

Chapters 17, 18, 19 and 20

None.

 

Week Eight

Chapters 26 and 27

None.

 

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

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.

  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 "F".
  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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

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. 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 .

Additional Information:
Any element of the syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

Copyright:

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