American Heritage University of Southern California

BB-411 Principles of Finance II

This course continues from Principles of Finance I and aims at developing a student's financial analytical skills in firm investment and distribution decisions in the context of a capital market structure and efficiency. Valuation methods are developed for valuing projects and securities. Bas...more

  • Course ID: BB 411
  • Start Date: 05/03/2019
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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This course continues from Principles of Finance I and aims at developing a student's financial analytical skills in firm investment and distribution decisions in the context of a capital market structure and efficiency. Valuation methods are developed for valuing projects and securities. Basic portfolio theory is discussed to develop simple asset pricing models and used for determining the cost of capital for use in investment evaluation. The implications of different financing options (debt and equity) are considered, and elementary capital structure theorems are presented, in relation to which the dividend decisions are analyzed. The question of market efficiency is considered, and the implications of this for trading strategies are discussed.

  1. Critical Thinking: Students will clearly show the existence of actively conceptualizing, applying, evaluating the information gathered to various aspects of business challenges by showing dependable and well-thought perspectives that drive change.
  2. Technology and Analytical: Students will clearly show the existence of understanding how businesses use digital technology to succeed and how to use the same technology to solve business challenges.
  3. Communications: Students will be able to demonstrate effective and practical communication to business situations, generate professional business documents, effectively collaborate in a team environment, and prepare and deliver effective oral presentations.
  4. Application & Evaluation: Students will be able to apply critical thinking, technology and analytical and communication skills to business situations and formulate business strategies while effectively managing expected outcomes. 

The Big Picture

How this course ties into your program outcomes:

Critical Thinking Technological & Analytical Communication Application & Evaluation
 
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Legend:
I = Introduced
D = Developed
M = Demonstrated at the Mastery level suitable for graduation