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To best prepare for your future studies, please review the below preparation resources. We encourage you to use the time before starting your first term, to get a taste of the topics of your upcoming courses. There’s no better time to start than now! Good luck with your studies!
Learn Financial Management
Managers play a key role in resource generation and allocation and must be conversant with external economic influences and their relationship to the types of financial decisions made by organizations. The course will provide students with an understanding of the components of an organizations internal financial conditions and how decision makers manage these resources in the context of external markets and institutions.
Accounting for Managers, K. Heisinger & J.B. Hoyle . Available for reading online at http://2012books.lardbucket.org/
Finance for Managers (2015). Available for reading online at http://2012books.lardbucket.org/
Strategic Financial Management, A. Hill (2008), Available for reading online at http://www.bookboon.com/
Financial Management – BUS 5111 -Course Schedule and Topics:
Week 1: Unit 1– Accounting Review, Corporate Structure, and Bankruptcy Issues
Week 2: Unit 2– Cash Flows and Discount Cash Flow Analysis
Week 3: Unit 3– Capital Budgets
Week 4: Unit 4– Investor Yields: Equities and Fixed Income (with tax shield effect)
Week 5: Unit 5– Methods of Computing Company Valuations
Week 6: Unit 6- Mergers, Buy-outs, and the Initial Public Offering (IPO) Process
Week 7: Unit 7– Cost of Capital: Weighted Cost of Capital (WACC) and the Impact on New Capital Infusions
Week 8: Unit 8– Course Wrap-Up and Reflection