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MGMT 260 - Principles of Coporate Finance I
Course Code:
MGMT 260

Credits:
3

Calendar Description:
This course introduces students to the function of finance in a corporation. Topics include: capital investment decisions, taxes, cash flow, time value of money, capital budgeting, stock and bond valuations.

Date First Offered:
2006-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45


Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
One of Principles of Math 11, Foundations 11, Pre-Calculus 11 or Math 040 and MGMT 103 Foundations of Financial Accounting 1, MGMT 109 Foundations of Financial Accounting II, MGMT 150 Business Mathematics

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Overview & Goals of Corporate Finance
- Financial Statements: Taxes & Cash Flow
- Working with Financial Statements
- Long-Term Financial Planning & Growth
- Valuation: Time Value of Money
- Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
- Interest Rates & Bond Valuation
- Stock Valuation
- Net Present Value & Other Investment Criteria
- Making Capital Investment Decisions


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Identify the suppliers and users of capital, and explain how their needs are met by the capital market.
- Analyze the effect of the tax environment on the financial executive's decisions.
- Calculate and analyze financial ratios in the evaluation of financial statements.
- Apply the basic techniques of time value of money, capital budgeting and financial forecasting to financial
decisions.
- Identify the general determinants of interest rates.
- Understand and calculate how investors value financial instruments (bonds, common stock, and preferred stock)
of a firm.
- Use discounted cash flow analysis and see how it applies to making capital investment decisions.


Grading System:
Letters

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 40 %
Midterm Exam: 30 %
Assignments: 30 %


Number of Assignments:
2

Percentage of Individual Work:
80

Percentage of Group Work:
20

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No
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