(PMBA 2600) Fundamentals of Financial Management

The objective of this course is to help the student to develop an understanding of the concepts and techniques of financial management in the modern business enterprise. Evaluation of the financial risks, returns, and costs is the necessary framework in which all business policies must be examined.  Students are expected to have a basic understanding of the concepts and methods of financial management by the completion of this course.  Specific topics of coverage include financial statement analysis, time value of money, risk and return, the valuation of equity and bonds, capital budgeting and the cost of capital analysis.  Moreover, the course also serves as a foundation for advanced work in finance.