Course DescriptionStudents are introduced to the major concepts in finance and investments which are the time value of money, discounted cash flows, and risk and return. Students are given a thorough introduction to the mathematics of asset valuation. In addition, students learn how individual investors assess and reduce the risk associated with their investment decisions. The course examines how firms make investment decisions. The investment decision allocates scarce resources to projects in the firm, and involves financial forecasting, asset valuation, capital budgeting, risk management, working capital management and performance assessment.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
NotesThis course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
RequisitesPrerequisite: CACC 100 or CACC 110 or AFA 100 or Direct Entry
Antirequisites: AFF 210, CECN 320, HTA 602