Principles of Finance (Section 1) [CRN 31307]

Discipline: Finance
Instructor: Andre
Credits: 3
Day: B
Start: 1400
End: 1520
Field Work: Day 2 | February 20, 2019 | Myanmar (Burma)
Prerequisites: One (1) lower-division accounting course AND one (1) calculus or other college-level math course. The other standard CSU prerequisites – one (1) microeconomics course AND one (1) principles of macroeconomics course AND one (1) business information systems course – have been waived by the instructor. Download Syllabus

Sound financial management is of critical importance to every organization.  This course is designed to provide you with an overview of the basic concepts and principles of financial management, with particular emphasis on company financial statements, risk, rates of return, analysis and valuation.  There will be some discussion of international finance and corporate social responsibility in the context of corporate objective functions.

This survey course will focus on theories, concepts, and principles and will incorporate the use of technology in the form of financial calculators and spreadsheets. Our goal is to provide you with an understanding of financial statements and the analytical tools available for use in properly managing and adding value to an organization.  The course is designed to expand your knowledge, develop your analytical skills, and improve your financial decision-making abilities.

Field Work

Country: Myanmar (Burma)
Day: 2
Date: February 20, 2019

This class will learn from visit to and presentations by the American Center and Proximity Designs. The class will also experience a training program with Breakthrough Coaching, Consulting Firm.

Learning objectives:

1. Learn about the recent financial development of Myanmar
2. Examine the world economic relationships of Myanmar and rest of the world
3. Study the steps taken in bringing Myanmar into the world economy