Get Ready For Your College Courses
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 Principles of Finance 1
Principles of Finance 1 provides a broad understanding of basic principles in the area of finance. The course introduces techniques for effective financial decision-making and helping managers to maximize shareholders’ wealth. The course covers topics related to the operation of financial markets and banking systems and the problems of financing and investment decisions and provides a theoretical background for critical and productive thinking.
- Wright, R.E. & Quadrini, V. (2009). Money and Banking. Saylor Foundation.Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA0 license. Available at: https://www.saylor.org/site/textbooks/Money%20and%20Banking.pdf
Principles of Finance 1 -BUS 2203 -Course Schedule and Topics:
This course will cover the following topics in eight learning sessions, with one Unit per week. The Final Exam will take place during Week/Unit 9 (UoPeople time).
Unit 1 Week 1– Financial World and Money
Unit 2 Week 2– Interest Rates
Unit 3 Week 3- Financial Structure
Unit 4 Week 4- Banking
Unit 5 Week 5– Financial Crisis and Regulation
Unit 6 Week 6- Monetary Policy Tools
Unit 7 Week 7– IS-LM Model
Unit 8 Week 8- Advanced Financial Topics
Unit 9 Week 9– Final Examination