Math 540

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FIN 534 – Financial Management
(Prerequisite: ACC 557 or ACC 560)

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Introduces the concepts of finance. Reviews the basic tools and their use for making financial decisions. Explains how to measure and compare risks across investment opportunities. Analyzes how the firm chooses the set of securities it will issue to raise capital from investors as well as how the firm’s capital structure is formed. Examines how the choice of capital structure affects the value of the firm. Presents valuation and integrate risk, return and the firm’s choice of capital structure.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Required Resources Brigham, E. F., & Ehrhardt, M. C. (2014). Financial management (14th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.
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FIN 534 – Financial Management o   Chapter 3: Analysis of Financial Statements Scenario

e-Activity o Use the Internet to research instances where a company’s financial ratios did not align with those of other firms that operate within the same industry. Be prepared to discuss. Activities  Discussions Evaluation  Homework o Homework problems for Chapters 2 and 3 can be found in the course shell Quiz 1: Chapter 1 Reading(s) o Chapter 4: Time Value of Money o Chapter 5: Bond, Bond Valuation, and the Interest Rates Scenario 20

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e-Activity o Complete the e-Activity after reviewing the weekly scenario. Use the Internet to search for possible bonds that TFC could invest in to potentially increase its cash position. Be prepared to discuss. Activities  Discussions Evaluation  Homework o Homework problems for Chapters 4 and 5 can be found in the course shell Quiz 2: Chapters 2 and 3 Reading(s) o Chapter 6: Risk and Return o Chapter 7: Valuation

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