Basic concepts of finance related to decision-making. Topics include financial statement analysis, time value of money, capital structure, debt financing, equity financing, cost of capital, short term financial planning and working capital management.
Financial institutions, various debt, equity, foreign exchange and derivative markets and instruments. Topics include security valuation, measures of risk, financial market innovation; the structure and role of commercial banks and other financial institutions including types of risk financial institutions bear; and utilization of financial markets, institutions, and instruments to manage risk.
An overview of traditional securities including stocks, bonds, alternative investments, mutual funds and exchange traded funds. The basic conceptual framework for formulating investment policies and constructing portfolios utilizing statistical measures including variance, standard deviation, and the Sharpe ratio is emphasized.
Understanding the financial structure and performance of organizations. The goal is for students to acquire financial knowledge and analytical tools that result in improved risk assessments, valuation, forecasting, planning, and decision making abilities.
Real Estate legal concepts, mortgages, residential property valuation and financing, commercial property leases, appraisals, financing and tax considerations, project development, real estate investment trusts, and career opportunities.
Contemporary areas of finance. May be repeated with permission of advisor.
Financial management of a multinational business enterprise. Topics include subsidiary working capital management, financial analysis of overseas ventures, sources of international capital, funds remittance policies, trade finance, exchange risk management policies, and techniques of financial control.