Principles of Finance (Section 2) [CRN 31308]

Discipline: Finance
Instructor: Andre
Credits: 3
Day: B
Start: 0930
End: 1050
Field Work: Day 2 | March 1, 2019 | India
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: India
Day: 2
Date: March 1, 2019

The class will have the opportunity to meet with representatives of Tata Consultancy Services and Fragomen India. Tata Group is made up of over 100 companies involved in seven businesses in more than 80 countries. The company is known for its production of the low cost Nano and also owns Range Rover, Jaguar and the Taj hotel group.

Learning Objectives:
1. To learn about the organizations, history and current situation.
2. Explore the history of the Tata Companies and their impact on India and the world economy.
3. To examine the world economic relationships of India and the rest of the world.