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College of Extended Learning

Principles of Finance

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Management ADM 2413 Three (3) credit hours

This is an introductory course in Corporate Finance that is designed to get students acquainted with the basic concepts and tools of financial analysis as well as the logic and process of corporate financial decision making. Topics to be covered include major corporate finance decisions; interpretation of financial statements and financial statement analysis; the time value of money; valuation of stocks and bonds; capital investment decisions, financing decisions, working capital management and the fundamentals of risk and return.

Instructor: Dinesh Gajurel (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: ADM 1213

Why take this course?

This course will help you develop the analytical abilities required to make sound corporate financial decisions. Both qualitative and quantitative methods will be applied in problem-solving.

  • Learn how to make financial decisions as the owner or the financial manager of a company;
  • Thoroughly understand why a dollar in hand today is worth more than a dollar in the future;
  • Understand the fundamentals of valuations (stocks and bonds);
  • Understand key financial ratios and the insight they provide about the prospects of a company;
  • Be familiar with the concepts, tools, and methods that are available to financial managers for making investment decisions as well as the reasoning underlying those methods;
  • Understand and measure risk and return for a stock and a portfolio.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 10 x SmartBook Reading Assignments (10%)
  • 10 x Online Labs (Quizzes) (30%)
  • 1 x Assignment 1 (15%)
  • 1 x Assignment 2 (15%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 30%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.