Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
UOPX-0053
Organization Course Number:
FIN 538
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
6 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Graduate 3 Finance or Business
Description

Objective:

To introduce the student to the principles of finance, including common methods used to obtain financing and manage assets, the mathematics of finance, and basic techniques of financial analysis.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss elements of the U.S. tax laws
  • Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to define the roles and functions of financial markets and institutions, and the sources and use of financial market data in the decision-making process
  • Discuss how ratio analysis and a firm's financial statements are used to assess the firm's degree of financial success
  • Discuss how a firm's operating and financial leverage decisions can affect performance
  • Discuss how cash flow analysis is used in the decision-making process
  • Identify the forecasting
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
Supplemental Materials