FNCE 3227 – Introduction to Finance
(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture
This course provides an introduction to the theory, methods, and issues of finance. The main topics include the following: 1) time value of money and capital budgeting techniques; 2) uncertainty and the trade-off between risk and return; 3) security market efficiency; 4) optimal capital structure; 5) dividend policy decisions; 6) financial planning and working capital management; and 7) long term financing considerations including leasing.
Prerequisite: Accounting 2121.