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FIN 310 Introduction to Financial Management (3 Credits)

This introductory course covers the basic theories, principles, and applications of investment and corporate finance. The course focuses on the role that the CFO plays as a decision maker, and how he or she might proceed in a certain situation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the role that a CFO plays as decision maker.
  • Prepare the full consolidated statements of a single company and the consolidated statements of financial position and comprehensive income for a group (in relatively complex circumstances).
  • Discuss accounting principles and their relevance to accounting issues of contemporary interest.
  • Analyze the principles of accounting for capital schemes and foreign exchange rate changes.
  • Evaluate performance and position.
  • Discuss contemporary developments in financial and non-financial reporting.
  • Produce ratio analysis from financial statements and supporting information.