BA215 Syllabus Summer 2009

BA215 Syllabus Summer 2009 - OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY...

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COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Amy Bourne, DBA, CPA (Texas) BA 215, Section 400 Office: Bexell Hall 310 E-mail TA burrb@onid.orst.edu E-mail: amy.bourne@bus.oregonstate.edu Website: blackboard Course Credits: 4 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is designed exclusively for non-business students and business minors, integrating financial accounting and financial management from managers’, lenders’, and investors’ perspectives. Student will gain knowledge of corporate income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, with emphasis on analysis and managerial application to real-world companies. Personal income statements and balance sheets will likewise be created and analyzed. Investment management topics include: time value of money valuation techniques, the functions of capital markets and securities, investment selection and evaluation, and other personal finance applications. PREREQUISITES (1) No prior coursework required. (2) Open to students with Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing. (3) Non-business students only. MEASURABLE LEARNING OUTCOMES Comprehend cash flow versus accrual accounting concepts. Develop and interpret corporate income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statements for planning, performance, evaluation, and control. Evaluate the financial positions of organizations through the calculation, application, and interpretation of basic financial ratios, utilizing time-series and cross-sectional analyses. Construct and manage personal financial statements and budgets. Calculate and apply time value of money problems to corporate and personal finance, utilizing a financial calculator. Evaluate capital market investments such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Apply accounting and financial management theories and methods to manage personal investments. More specific daily learning objectives are itemized in the attached course schedule. MANDATORY LEARNING MATERIALS 1. Custom Primis Textbook ISBN# 978-0-390-42046-6 Hard copies available at the OSU bookstore This is a custom book which combines three various textbooks. The page numbers and chapters seem odd. Page numbers provided in the course outline are the Black Circles at the top of the page You can purchase the E-Book via Your text is now available online at http://ebooks.primisonline.com. Follow the directions on the website. The BA215 textbook is Money & Investment . Please note that we recommend students access the ebookstore through Internet Explorer and not Blackboard or WebCT. The cost is $46. The publisher directions are in a separate file posted with this syllabus.
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BA215 Syllabus Summer 2009 - OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY...

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