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BUSN 233 - Financial Management

5 Credits
Introductory course in corporate financial management that will study beginning concepts associated with the allocation of scarce resources across assets over time. Analysis and calculations are done both by hand on paper and by using the spreadsheet program Excel. Topics covered are: financial statements and cash flow, time value of money, interest rates, discounted cash flow analysis, stocks, consumer, corporate and government debt, capital budgeting, exchange rates. Extensive practice with problem analysis, problem setup, making necessary calculations and making conclusions based on the calculations using Excel.

Pre-requisite(s) BUSN 216 or BSTEC 165 and ACCTG 121

Designed to Serve General Business and International Business students
Active Date 2011-02-17

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 28
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
- Forms of business organization - Financial statement analysis and cash flows - Time value of money - Discounted cash flow analysis - Financial markets and interest rates - Valuing Stocks & Debt - Capital budgeting decision methods - Valuing Debt - International finance

Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze a business problem, gather the necessary data to solve the business problem, set the problem up, make the necessary calculations to solve the problem, make conclusions based on the calculations, and state conclusion in words.

Use Excel to perform financial calculations with an emphasis on data type, Number Formatting, financial functions and formulas, and spreadsheet setup for complex calculations. Basic, intermediate and advanced financial formulas will be learned.

Perform financial statement analysis to gage performance of firms using Excel.

Determine cash flows from accrual accounting financial statements using Excel.

Use numerous financial formulas to make time values of money calculations, including loan valuation, stock valuation, interest rate determination, discounted cash flow analysis, capital budgeting, and foreign exchange determination to help with making financial decisions of allocating capital.

Develop complex dynamic spreadsheets for capital budgeting and consumer loan analysis.

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