Financial Management

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Title Financial Management
Field of Study Business,Economics,Mathematics
Type Academic course
Credits 3
Contact hours 45
Schedule Session A
Course code BUS3002
Course number

Recent volatile financial markets and global economic conditions require firms to take more attention to rational financial managerial decisions making. This course will study three pillars in financial management; analysis of financial statements, valuation, and asset pricing model. In the analysis of a financial statement, we will learn how to calculate short-term vs. long-term solvency ratios, profitability ratios, and asset utilization ratios. In the valuation part, the student will learn how to evaluate the price of stocks and bonds and the value of projects applying time value of money. Lastly, this course will further focus on the concept of risk of which is a key factor for a corporation to analyze firm performances, portfolio management, and asset pricing, models.


Midterm - 35%
Final - 40%
Attendance - 10%
Assignment - 25%
Participation - 0-5%
Efforts - 5-10%

Objective By the end of the course, a student will be able to analyze a firm’s status based on the financial statement, make an investment decision, and understand asset pricing models. These theories and concepts will help student further practical needs and investment decision making.
Preparations Financial Management: Theory & Practice, Eugene F. Brigham and Michael C. Ehrhardt, Cengage Learning; 15 edition (January 1, 2016) (ISBN-13: 978-1305632295) Prerequired: Student who has economics, statistics, calculus or accounting background knowledge will be helpful to learn Financial Management. *Please prepare financial calculator (Class will have chance to learn how to use a financial calculator.)
Last Updated October 18, 2019