Course DescriptionStudents learn essential tools to understand and analyze financial information and financing strategies for ongoing and new business ventures. This course is designed for those who will be participating in the decision-making processes of a small to large size business organization either as an analyst or an operating manager. Major topics covered include financial analysis and management, time value of money, interpreting financial statements and their analysis, cash flow analysis, capital budgeting, project evaluation, financial decision making, and valuing an existing or new venture. In addition to the practical application of financial theory, you will be asked to solve several business case studies.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Read and analyze balance sheets.
- Plan and evaluate financial performance.
- Manage financial growth, marketing, and operations.
- Understand the present value and future value of multiple cash flows.
- Engage with capital budgeting methods and techniques.
- Solve a variety of business case studies.
PrerequisitesBasic Algebra. Upper division standing.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Technology Management : Required Extension Course (4 units)