FIN 4414-301 Course Syllabus Su 2015

FIN 4414-301 Course Syllabus Su 2015 - FLORIDA A M...

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FLORIDA A & M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Excellence with Caring FIN 4414 – 301 FIN 4414 – 301 Financial Management Financial Management SYLLABUS SYLLABUS Summer 2015 Summer 2015 “No Excuse is Acceptable, No Amount of Effort is Adequate, Unless it is Effective.” Page | 0
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FLORIDA A & M UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY FIN 4414 – FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT- 3 Credit Hrs. SUMMER 2015 “Champions are champions not because they do anything extraordinary but because they do the ordinary things better than anyone else.” – Chuck Noll Course Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday Time : 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Room: 315 SBI North Wing Professor: Dr. Michael M. Campbell. Phone: (850) 599-8356 Email: [email protected] or [email protected] . Office: SBI-EW 428 Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Required Text: Brigham & Daves, Intermediate Financial Management. South-Western: Mason, OH; 11 th Ed. 2013. Required Resources: Blackboard Software. Suggested Readings: Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Management, Journal of Money, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Money & Banking, and other general accounting and business peer referred journals. Course Objectives: The objectives of this course are geared towards: (1) Preparing the student who must operate within today's global financial systems with the skills necessary for excelling as a financial manager or analyst. (2) Providing the essential background information on financial management concepts to assist the student to become an informed financial decision maker. (3) Preparing the student to be expert financial planners and forecasting financial statements. (4) Develop and equip the student with the ability to read, understand, analyze, and interpret financial statements for strategic financial decision making. (5) Developing the skills necessary to estimating cash flows and analyzing risk. (6) Examining the tactical financial decisions related to investment banking and financial restructuring. (7) Examining the concepts of working capital management, and providing and receiving credit. Prerequisite: Corporate Finance – FIN 3403 Student Learning Objectives Each activity in this course is geared to enhance the students learning experience. Students are therefore encouraged to devote their maximum attention to every aspect of the course. The intent is for students to acquire new knowledge, demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge acquired, and ultimately be able to introduce aspects of the newly acquired knowledge to the work environment. Students will be able to operate within today's global financial systems with the tools necessary to excel as a financial manager or analyst. Student will be able to function as informed financial decision maker.
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