This course introduces the student to the essential elements of finance for business. Emphasis is placed on financial management, financial markets, and the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in making financial decisions. Topics include: Financial planning, working capital management, capital budgeting, long-term financing, and international finance.
Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:
• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.
University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.
Mayo, H. B. (2012). Basic finance: An introduction to financial institutions, investments, and management (10th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western.
Titman, S., Keown, A. J., & Martin, J. D. (2011). Financial management: Principles and applications (11th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
Facilitator Contact Information and Availability
firstname.lastname@example.org (University of Phoenix)
(408) 997-0810 (9AM - 9PM M-F)
Additionally, Instructor is available before class, at breaks, after class, and by email and phone.
Classroom Management, and Instructor Policies
CELL PHONES, PAGERS, TEXTING DEVICES, and LAPTOP COMPUTERS:
In keeping with the Standards of Student Behavior concerning the maintenance of the learning environment, it is expected that students will not receive cell calls or respond to pagers during class time. Should a student anticipate an emergency call during class time, it is the student’s responsibility to notify the instructor in advance and to make arrangements accordingly. Place cell phones/pagers on vibrating mode or turned off. Use of texting devices is prohibited. Audible sounds from cell phones/pagers are disruptive, rude, and disrespectful. Violations of this policy may result in loss of participation points. Laptop Computers are a wonderful tool, but there is both a time and place for them in the classroom. The laptop should be used for one of three activities: 1. looking at e-resource during class when the entire class is reviewing it 2. taking notes
3. participation in in-class activities as directed by the instructor Other uses will not be tolerated and the instructor may ask you to close laptops at specific times during the class such as during quizzes or exams. WRITTEN WORK and ORAL PRESENTATIONS:
All papers, unless otherwise noted, are to be typed, proofread, spell-checked and sent to the Center for Writing Excellence using the Plagiarism and Write Point tools. All papers are to be APA formatted using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition. Accurate use of citations and references are expected. Plagiarism is a serious matter and will not be condoned. Written work is graded for content,...