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FIRE 371. Managerial Finance

Credits: 3
Department: Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Description: Basic concepts in finance: Time value of money, financial ratio analysis, and security valuation. Corporate financial decisions: capital budgeting, choice of capital structure, and working capital management.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the basic types of financial management decisions, the role of financial managers, alternative forms of business organization, and agency relationships.
2. Calculate and analyze financial ratios based on firms' financial statements.
3. Describe the characteristics of stocks & bonds and calculate the value of different investment instruments such as perpetuity, annuity, stocks, and bonds by applying the time-value-of-money concept.
4. Describe the relationship between risk and return and the benefits of diversification, and calculate and analyze the different measures of risk.
5. Compute a company's cost of capital/debt/equity and evaluate a project using capital budgeting decision rules.

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