FIN 599 - Financial Management Foundations
This course provides MBA students with a smooth transition into the economics and financial aspects of the MBA curriculum. It provides basic economics background on both Micro and Macro levels where price system, cost structure and stabilization economic policies and their implications in the corporate world are analyzed. Special emphasis is placed on the financial environment, especially financial markets and market participants. The course also analyzes corporate financial performance through financial statements and financial ratios. Students are introduced to evaluating cash flow over time and to the basic models of evaluating financial securities. In addition, basic analysis of investment projects evaluation is included.
This course, along with Quantitative Foundations and Business Applications (BUS 598), is designed for students who do not have a prior degree in business or a business-related major. This course also acts as a refresher in the topics mentioned above, for students who have had a significant break (10 years or more) in their education.
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