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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.
|Week One: Introduction to Finance and Analysis | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Define basic financial terminology. | | | | |Explain how financial markets work in the United States. | | | | |Assess the role of ethics and compliance in the finance environment. | | | | |Evaluate financial performance using financial ratios. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1 of Financial Management. | | | |ReadingP |Read Ch. 2 of Financial Management. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 4 of Financial Management. | | | |Reading |Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. | | | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. | |4 | |Nongraded Activities and|Access MyFinanceLab on the student website. | | | |Preparation |Log on to MyFinanceLab....