2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

FINA 60010 Financial Management I

1.5 credit hours. Prerequisites: ACCT 60010, and must be an MBA or MAc student. Financial Management I is the core MBA course in finance. It is the first part of a two-course introduction to financial decision making. The fundamental question in finance is how to determine value. To answer this question, in this course we will focus on how financial managers identify projects that create value to the firm (investment decisions.) The course topics will include cash flow valuation, bond and stock valuation, capital budgeting and project evaluation, and a brief introduction to the concepts of cost of capital.