May 26, 2020
FIN 470 - Intermediate Financial Management
A review, consolidation, and extension of the FIN 370 class. Additional focus on the theory, practice, and analysis of the firm’s investing and financing activities as these activities relate to the value creation process. Course will be offered every year (Fall and Spring).
Prerequisites: (a grade of C or higher in FIN 370 and admission to a College of Business major AND completion of the College of Business Foundation courses (ACCT 251 and ACCT 252 and BUS 221 and BUS 241 and MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 170 or MATH 172 or MATH 173 and ECON 201) with a minimum C- grade in each course and a minimum collegiate GPA of 2.25) Or (FIN 370 with a minimum grade of C AND declaration of a Finance Minor) OR (FIN 370 with a minimum grade of C AND admission to an Actuarial Science major).
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Explain the importance of financial planning and capital utilization.
- Discuss the inter-relationships between operating cash flow, financial planning and growth
- Apply break even and/or what if analysis to consider capital budgeting problems.
- Calculate the cost of capital for a company
- Outline the processes companies can use to raise capital.
- Discuss the relationship between risk and return
- Summarize the basics of bankruptcy
- Explain the role of dividends in corporate valuation
- Prepare a cash budget and short term financial plan
- Summarize the potential impact of foreign exchange rates on corporate investments
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