Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
FIN 610 Financial Management in Organizations (3)
(For students in an accounting or financial management area of concentration or program.) Prerequisite: MGMT 640. An investigation of financial management theory and applications in organizations. Discounted cash flow and rate-of-return analyses are used to evaluate projects and financial instruments. Discussion covers the role of the cost of capital and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in capital investment analysis and selection. Capital budgeting, stock and bond valuation, break-even analysis, capital market efficiency, real options, short-term financial management, and international finance are introduced.
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82805 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nichols, Brian K Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 610 Financial Management in Organizations (3)
(For students in an accounting or financial management area of concentration or program.) Prerequisite: MGMT 640. An investigation of financial management theory and applications in organizations. Discounted cash flow and rate-of-return analyses are used to evaluate projects and financial instruments. Discussion covers the role of the cost of capital and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in capital investment analysis and selection. Capital budgeting, stock and bond valuation, break-even analysis, capital market efficiency, real options, short-term financial management, and international finance are introduced.
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83060 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jain, Jiya L Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 615 Financial Analysis and Modeling (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 610. An exploration of how financial managers use financial modeling, analysis, and research to build forecasts and projections, evaluate financial alternatives, and support financial decision making in both operational and strategic contexts. Models are developed using Microsoft Excel; exercises and extended case studies are utilized to interpret and employ results. Topics include financial statements and ratio analysis, cash flow forecasting, operations budgeting, breakeven and leverage analysis, time value of money applications, and capital budgeting and risk assessment.
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82806 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Halstead, John M Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 620 Long-term Financial Management (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 610. An exploration of the long-term financial needs of an organization and the roles of the capital markets. Topics include the financial environment of organizations, options and futures instruments, long-term financing, the capital budgeting decision process, capital structure management, dividend and share repurchase policy, and investment banking and restructuring. Various types of long-term funding sources--including term loans, derivatives, debt and equity securities, and leasing--are analyzed. Alternate policies with regard to financial leverage, capital structure, dividends, and the issuance of preferred stock are evaluated. Mergers, leveraged buyouts, and divestitures are examined as special situations to create value.
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82807 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Paulone, Stephen T Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 620 Long-term Financial Management (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 610. An exploration of the long-term financial needs of an organization and the roles of the capital markets. Topics include the financial environment of organizations, options and futures instruments, long-term financing, the capital budgeting decision process, capital structure management, dividend and share repurchase policy, and investment banking and restructuring. Various types of long-term funding sources--including term loans, derivatives, debt and equity securities, and leasing--are analyzed. Alternate policies with regard to financial leverage, capital structure, dividends, and the issuance of preferred stock are evaluated. Mergers, leveraged buyouts, and divestitures are examined as special situations to create value.
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83062 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Paulone, Stephen T Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 630 Investment Valuation (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 610. An in-depth exploration and application of valuation models to support managerial decision making in a strategic framework. The theory, concepts, and principles underlying the valuation of firms, business/product lines, and mergers and acquisitions are addressed using extended exercises and applications. The discounted cash flow model is used as a tool. Discussion covers the financial drivers of value, including assessing and determining risk, competitive advantage period, and sales and earnings growth estimates. Other valuation techniques using earnings, revenues, and price/earnings multiples are also discussed and applied in selected examples.
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82808 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lechtchinski, Dmitrii M Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 630 Investment Valuation (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 610. An in-depth exploration and application of valuation models to support managerial decision making in a strategic framework. The theory, concepts, and principles underlying the valuation of firms, business/product lines, and mergers and acquisitions are addressed using extended exercises and applications. The discounted cash flow model is used as a tool. Discussion covers the financial drivers of value, including assessing and determining risk, competitive advantage period, and sales and earnings growth estimates. Other valuation techniques using earnings, revenues, and price/earnings multiples are also discussed and applied in selected examples.
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83105 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wade, Keith A Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 640 Multinational Financial Management (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 610. A study of financial management issues in multinational organizations. Topics include the environment of international financial management, foreign exchange markets, risk management, multinational working capital management, and foreign investment analysis. The financing of foreign operations, international banking, and the role of financial management in maintaining global competitiveness are also considered.
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82809 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: French, Joseph J Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 645 Behavioral Finance (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 630. A study of the key psychological obstacles to value-maximizing behavior and steps that managers can take to mitigate their effects, using the traditional tools of corporate finance. Focus is on understanding the underlying factors and processes that result in nonoptimal decision making by financial managers. Topics include perceptions about risk and reward and financial decision making in the areas of investing, trading, valuation, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy, agency conflicts, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. The key role played by emotions and recent findings from neuroscience are explored.
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82810 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hollman, Wayne A Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 645 Behavioral Finance (3)
Prerequisite: FIN 630. A study of the key psychological obstacles to value-maximizing behavior and steps that managers can take to mitigate their effects, using the traditional tools of corporate finance. Focus is on understanding the underlying factors and processes that result in nonoptimal decision making by financial managers. Topics include perceptions about risk and reward and financial decision making in the areas of investing, trading, valuation, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy, agency conflicts, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. The key role played by emotions and recent findings from neuroscience are explored.
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83107 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mifsud, Antuan J Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 660 Strategic Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FIN 610, FIN 620, and FIN 630. An integrative study of financial management through applied problems and case studies. Topics reflect the changing environment of financial management in organizations and include capital investment decision making, the role of intangibles in value creation, financial performance metrics, strategic financial planning and control, strategic valuation decisions, growth strategies for increasing value, the restructuring of financial processes, corporate governance and ethics, value-based management, strategic cost management, and the impact of information technology on the organization's financial systems. A finance simulation is used as an integrating mechanism.
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82811 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hernandez, Rodrigo J Syllabus Course Materials
FIN 660 Strategic Financial Management (3)
Prerequisites: FIN 610, FIN 620, and FIN 630. An integrative study of financial management through applied problems and case studies. Topics reflect the changing environment of financial management in organizations and include capital investment decision making, the role of intangibles in value creation, financial performance metrics, strategic financial planning and control, strategic valuation decisions, growth strategies for increasing value, the restructuring of financial processes, corporate governance and ethics, value-based management, strategic cost management, and the impact of information technology on the organization's financial systems. A finance simulation is used as an integrating mechanism.
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83106 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mc Millan, Michael G Syllabus Course Materials
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