Introduction to Finance


Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain why the primary role of the firm and the financial manager is to maximize shareholder wealth
  • Analyze financial statements
  • Apply time-value of money tools
  • Explain risk and return relationships
  • Evaluate financial markets and securities traded on financial markets
  • Apply capital budgeting tools
  • Evaluate capital structure and dividend policy
  • Evaluate how international issues impact the firm

This class includes the following eText:

Keown, Foundations of Finance, 7th Edition (2011); ISBN: 9780136114451