(FIN 3403 – 303)
COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OUTLINE FOR SPRING 2011
Tuesday and Thursday
2pm – 3:15pm.
SBI South Wing 004
Johnsto E. Osagie, D.B.A.
SBI –WW 421
Tuesday & Thursday:
8am -9:30am; 1pm-2pm & 3:30pm-6pm
Feel free to try me at other times or make an appointment if necessary.
Brealey, Myers and Marcus,
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
. Lecture notes, practice problems, and sample exams distributed on the course webpage
Homework Manager Plus Online Access for Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 6th
Other materials will be distributed in class, and also on
A financial calculator is
for this course
BA II-Plus Professional
will be used in class.
Wall Street Journal, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Management, Journal of
Money, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Financial Economics, and other
general business periodicals.
Finance is an exciting, challenging and ever-changing discipline. It is the cornerstone of an
Good financial management is vitally important to the economic wealth of
individuals, businesses, nations and the world. Finance is the acquisition, management and
financing of resources. This course will emphasize the fundamental concepts of financial
tools, analyses and the financial decision-making process.
This course uses a valuation framework to provide a basic understanding of the concepts,
tools, and techniques of financial management.
The broad topical areas covered include:
(1) an introduction to managerial finance including its goals, environment, financial
statements and analysis; time value of money, the valuation of bonds and stocks, and
practical capital budgeting decisions; (2) market efficiency, payout policy, and capital
structure, option valuation, and long and short-term financial planning.
related to each of the broad areas covered are also emphasized within each topical area
A problem-solving approach will be used to develop and reinforce analytical
will be raised and discussed when appropriate
throughout the course.