Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
FIN 539
6 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Graduate 3 Finance or Business


To introduce the students to financial management principles, tools, and techniques consistent with the decisions required of finance professionals, enabling them to understand new financial instruments and transactions. In addition, students are introduced to the reasons for increased focus on shareholder wealth maximization and cash flow management, international aspects of financial management, and fundamentals of corporate restructuring.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Examine the valuation of assets in the context of expected future benefits, the value of financial assets, and the liquidation of a firm's assets
  • Review the characteristics of common stock and the models that can be used in the valuation of this form of security
  • Analyze the international issues surrounding global equity markets
  • Examine and apply principles of investment di
  • Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to review the characteristics and valuation of fixed-income securities, including long-term debt and preferred stock
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

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