Course Outline

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Faculty of Business and Information Technology

[BUSI 2401]: [Finance I]
Course outline for Fall 2014

1.Course Details & Important Dates*
Term
Section
Course Type
Day
Time
Location
CRN

F
001
Lecture
Wed/Fri
W: 12:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
F: 11:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UB2080
40033
Anthony Mayadunne
F
002
Lecture
Wed/Fri
W: 9:40 am – 11:00 a.m.
F: 8:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
UB2080
40034
Anthony Mayadunne
F
003
Tutorial
Monday
2:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
UB2050
40035
Matthew Putric
F
004
Tutorial
Monday
2:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
ERC1096
40036
Jason Rodrigues
F
005
Tutorial
Tuesday
2:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
UA3220
40037
Jeremy Rodgers
F
006
Tutorial
Monday
3:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
UA3220
40038
Matthew Putric
F
010
Tutorial
Wednesday
3:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
ERC1096
43849
Jeremy Rodgers
F
011
Tutorial
Wednesday
5:10 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
ERC1092
43850
Jaron Graveley

Classes Start
Classes End
Last day to drop course without academic consequence
Final Exam Period
September 5, 2014
December 3, 2014
October 1, 2014
December 5 to 17, 2014
* for other important dates go to: www.uoit.ca >Current Students >Important Dates and Deadlines
Please note that tutorials will start in the Week of Sept 15 – 19.

2.Instructor Contact Information
Instructor Name
Office
Phone
Email
Tony Mayadunne
UB3064

Please use Blackboard
Office Hours: Mon (9:30-11:00), Wed (11:00-12:30), Fri (9:30-11:00)

Laboratory/Teaching Assistant Name
Office
Phone
Email
TBA

Office Hours:

3.Course Description

This is an introductory course in Finance. The course provides students with a framework to analyze individual and corporate investment and financing decisions. We will introduce the notions of both time and risk to the valuation of individual securities, such as stocks and bonds, and to capital investments undertaken by corporations. Through this framework, we will gain an understanding of financial markets and the process by which companies make their investment decisions.

4.Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand the concept of Time Value of Money.
Valuate bonds and stocks.
Understand risk and return relationships.
Estimate firm’s cost of capital.
Valuate and evaluate the profitability of different investment projects using different evaluation methods (i.e. capital budgeting). Use the above concepts for individual investment and financial decision.

5.Course Design

Blackboard will be used to provide a course website. On the website you will find: Lecture slides
Answers to suggested problems
Announcements
Articles from the financial press
You are expected to check the course website frequently.

6.Outline of Topics in the Course
Tentative Class Schedule

Lecture #
Date
Topics
Reading
Week 0
Sept 5
Course Overview & Financial Statements Workshop
N/A
Week1
Sep. 10 & 12
Introduction to Finance
Chapter 1/5
Week2
Sep. 17 & 19
The Time Value of Money
Chapter 5/6
Week 3
Sep. 24 & 26
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
Assignment 1 due (Approximately. Covers Ch 1 & 5)
Chapter 6
Week 4
Oct. 1 & 3
Bonds and Bond Valuations
Chapter 7
Week 5
Oct. 8 & 10
Bond Features, Ratings, and Interest Rates
Chapter 7/8
Week 6
Oct. 15 & 17
Stock Valuation
Assignment 2 due (Approximately. Covers Ch 7 & 8)
Chapter 8
Week 7
Oct. 22 & 24
Cost of Capital
Chapter 14
Week 8
Oct. 29, 31
Raising Capital
Midterm (Oct 31) (Covers Ch 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 14 & 15)
Chapter 15
Week 9
Nov. 5 & 7
Alternative Capital Budgeting Techniques
Chapter 9
Week 10
Nov. 12 & 14
Capital Investment Decisions
Assignment 3 due (Approximately. Covers Ch 9 & 10)
Chapter 10
Week 11
Nov. 19 & 21
Project Analysis
Chapter 11
Week 12
Nov. 26 & 28
Mergers & Acquisitions
Assignment 4 due (Approximately. Covers Ch 11 & 23)
Chapter 23
Week 13
Dec. 3
Review and...
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