MGMT350

Business Finance

Learn the basic concepts and theory of corporate finance and how it relates to business strategy in the Canadian context. This course emphasizes the role of the financial manager in the process of maximizing shareholder wealth as well as the financial decision-making process as it relates to other levels of management. Topics include financial ratio analysis, budgeting, short- and long-term financing, the time value of money, investment decisions, capital budgeting and risk, financing decisions, capital structure, and dividend policy.

Prerequisite(s):

Overview

Location: Online
Duration: 12 weeks
Tuition: $649
Can be applied to:
Business Management Certificate
Risk Management Certificate

Upcoming Offerings

Register for a course at any time, with the option to apply to the Business Management Certificate program later. 

Start Date
Schedule
Location
Instructor
Cost
Seats
Available
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Start DateThu, Jan 19, 2023
Schedule
  • Thu, Jan 19, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Jan 26, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Feb 2, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Feb 9, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Feb 16, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Feb 23, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Mar 2, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Mar 9, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Mar 16, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Mar 23, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Mar 30, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
  • Thu, Apr 6, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time (virtual class)
LocationOnline
InstructorJessie Yang
Cost$649.00
Seats Available29
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What you will learn

After completing this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role that corporate finance plays in enabling a firm to survive change and competition
  • Determine the effect of the financial environment on your organization
  • Calculate the time value of money
  • Compute the effect of risk and return on the cost of capital and the value of your organization
  • Determine a firm’s optimal mix of working capital

How you will learn and be evaluated

  • Prepare to spend 6–10 hours per week on coursework
  • Expect readings and other assignments on a weekly basis
  • Plan to access the course at least once every few days to keep up with your work and class discussions

You will be evaluated on:

  • Assignments
  • Exams
  • Individual or group projects
  • Participation and attendance

Learning Materials

Course fees do not include textbooks. We recommend you purchase your textbook as soon as you’ve registered. We will provide additional course materials online. You will also need a business financial calculator for this course. 

Required textbook:

Block, Hirt et al. Foundations of Financial Management, 12th edition. Available through the publisher McGraw-Hill.

Print & Connect ISBN: 9781264160006.  

Connect (ebook included) ISBN: 9781260889574.

Technical Requirements

For online courses, you will need a computer with audio and microphone that is connected to the internet. Canvas is the online system that will be used for the course. For more information and online support, visit Online Learning.

Professional development credits

This course may meet the requirements for the following designation(s):