This course is designed to give a student the knowledge and framework for developing a personal financial plan suitable for different stages of life. It will also give business students a basic understanding of the complexities that must be addressed by management on behalf of employees within the work environment. The course addresses topics such as insurance, investments, loans, and retirement planning. It is also open to all majors.
An introduction to the principles of financial management, including capital budgeting, the cost of capital, acquisition of funds, and capital structure strategies of the non-financial corporation.
The principles of investment in stocks, bonds and other markets, including the study of portfolio management.
A continuation of FINA 3101. A study of long-term financing and capital structure decisions, and short term financial planning and working capital management. Additional topics include cost of capital, capital budgeting mergers and acquisitions and international finance.
An introductory study of the types and functions of money and financial intermediaries, money creation and control, monetary and fiscal policy, international finance, and the effects of these upon domestic incomes, employment, prices, and interest rates.