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1 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo WINTER 2011 MSci 261 Engineering Economics: Financial Management for Engineers Sections 002 (1B Management) N.B.: for sections 001 (1B Mechanical) and 003 (3B Mechatronics), consult outline by Prof. Bonwoo Koo. Instructor, Office, Phone, E-mail : Mehrdad Pirnia, CPH 4324, 519.888.4567 ext. 33781 , mpirnia@ uwaterloo.ca Lectures: Section.Time. Room Management Engineering (002) 10:30-11:20 MWF DWE 3522 Tutorials: Section.Time. Room Management Engineering (002) 02:30-03:20 Th DWE 3522 Teaching Assistants: Name.Room.E-mail Management Engineering (002) 1- Mahdi Roghanizad CPH 3644 ext 38633 mmroghanizad@uwaterloo.ca 2-Ghazal Ghodsi gghodsi@uwaterloo.ca Office Hours: not regularly scheduled; please arrange for appointments with TAs or instructor, by e-mail. Required Text: "Global Engineering Economics " (4th ed.) by Fraser, Bernhardt, Jewkes & Tajima Web Page: ACE: https://uwangel.uwaterloo.ca/uwangel/ default.asp (Look here for some notes by the professor, lecture examples, assignments, solutions, marks and announcements) Course Description: Introductory Finance: time value of money, cash flow analysis. Investment evaluation methods: present worth, annual worth and internal rate of return. Depreciation models and asset replacement analysis. The impact of inflation, taxation, uncertainty and risk on investment decisions. Course Objectives: Successful students will learn the following knowledge and skills, at an introductory level: - basic financial calculations, useful in personal life and business - financial analysis of investment decisions, by several methods, including present worth, and internal rate of return - financial analysis of investment decisions about replacement of machinery and equipment - effects of corporate taxation and inflation on investment decisions - effects of parameter uncertainty on investment decisions - the use of spreadsheets in the financial analysis of investment decisions - basic understanding of financial statements (income statement and balance sheet)
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course MSCI 261 taught by Professor Bonkoo during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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