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Course Details

Course Code: BUSN602 Course ID: 3977 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course introduces fundamental concepts of accounting principles, financial tools, and economic analysis for effective managerial decision-making. Topics include the role of the financial manager in the organization, concepts, and principles underlying financial accounting practices, financial statement analysis, budgeting, and economic analysis for decision makers.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/20 - 06/04/21 06/07/21 - 08/01/21 Spring 2021 Session D 8 Week session
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO1. Deconstruct the six principles of finance and components of an effective financial system.
CO2. Examine the benefits of using financial statement analysis tools in making informed and ethical business decisions.
CO3. Compute present and future value for single amounts, annuities, and uneven streams of cash flow.
CO4. Apply the principles of time value of money to compute rates of return and risk factors for stocks and bonds.
CO5. Appraise the effects of the 2007-2009 financial crises.
CO6. Rate portfolio risk and return, market efficiency, and the capital asset pricing model.
CO7. Integrate the methods/ techniques used to make capital budgeting decisions.
CO8. Attribute sources of financing to corporations.
CO9. Critique business alternatives using financial statement analysis.
CO10. Evaluate the factors that affect a firm’s capital structure.

NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 25.00 %
Intro Forum 3.57 %
Week 2 Forum 3.57 %
Week 3 Forum 3.57 %
Week 5 Forum 3.57 %
Week 6 Forum 3.57 %
Week 7 Forum 3.57 %
Week 8 Forum 3.57 %
Homework Assignments 35.00 %
Assignment Week 1 5.00 %
Assignment Week 2 5.00 %
Assignment Week 3 5.00 %
Assignment Week 4 5.00 %
Assignment Week 5 5.00 %
Assignment Week 6 5.00 %
Assignment Week 7 5.00 %
Writing Assignment 5.00 %
Week 6 - Writing Assignment 5.00 %
Midterm Exam 15.00 %
Midterm Exam 15.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Connect Resource Material 2.00 %
Accounting Concepts 1.00 %
Math Calculations 1.00 %
  • This course uses an e-book accessible via the CONNECT lab.
  • Please see additional information about accessing e-books in the Course Materials section under Lessons and here http://apus.libanswers.com/coursematerials/faq/2225
  • Case studies, journal articles, and selected readings.
  • Online Research Library

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
Book Title:The Fundamental Principles of Finance (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
ISBN:9781138477513
Publication Info:Taylor & Francis
Author:Irons, R.
Unit Cost:$40.96

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.