BUS 530 Course Syllabus Winter Term 2012 Main Campus

BUS 530 Course Syllabus Winter Term 2012 Main Campus -...

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1 University of La Verne College of Business and Public Management BUS 530 Financial Management Course Outline Winter 2012 Term INSTRUCTOR Richard Hasse, M.B.A. Telephone: 626-818-8652 Fax: 909-626-1756 E-mail: rhasse@laverne.edu Skype: rick.hasse You Tube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/rhasse727 Twitter: http://twitter.com/LaVerneFinance Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/financeULV LOCATION La Verne Campus CRN: 1284 Date: Monday January 9 – March 5, 2012 Room: Landis Academic Center, 101A Time: 1:00 – 4:50 PM TEXT AND COURSE MATERIAL E. Brigham and M. Ehrhardt, Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 13 th Edition, Thompson South-Wester, 2010. ISBN #9781439078099 PREREQUISITES: The required prerequisite course is BUS 500D. COURSE DESCRIPTION/OBJECTIVES The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of asset allocation analysis. To support this objective the course will concentrate on the role of a financial manager in making capital investing decision. To support the learning objective of the course, by the end of the course the students should be able to: Forecast financing requirements using the percent of sales method. Analyze the financial performance of a firm. Evaluate the cost of capital and its components. Forecast an investment’s cash flows. Allocate resources based on capital budgeting techniques including lease financing. Maximize firm value by efficiently allocating resources in an environment of uncertainty.
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2 BUS 530 – Financial Management Winter 2012 The last objective in the previous list will be used to assess the outcomes of the MBA program. The assessment of the learning objective will be achieved by utilizing a comprehensive capital budgeting case. Please note that the submitted reports will be kept by the college for the purposes of assessment reporting. You are advised to make copies of the report before submitting it. GRADING: Class participation 15% Group Case Analysis 20% Midterm exam 30% Final comprehensive exam 35% Grades will be assigned according to the following percentages: A 95-100% A- 90-94% B+ 87-89% B 84-86% B- 80-83% C+ 77-79% C 74-76% F Below 74% BLACKBOARD The platform for this course is Blackboard which is an Internet-based course management system. Posted on this Blackboard are the following types of items for this course: syllabus, weekly schedule of assignments, project, discussion boards, lecture notes with power point slides, and solutions for assigned homework problems. Blackboard contains communication capabilities including: E-mailing to your instructor and classmates; participating in discussions by posting your work, comments, questions, etc. on Discussion Boards; and chatting electronically in “real time”, if/when necessary, with your instructor and/or some classmates. CLASS PARTICIPATION
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