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School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE)
Financial Management for Engineers
Financial Mgt for Enginineers
Fall 2016
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EMSE 6410

E. Shittu
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Management of existing resources, including the use of financial statements and ratio analysis to assess a company’s financial health, its strengths, weaknesses, recent performance, and future prospects; financial forecasting and planning with particular emphasis on managing growth and decline; financing of company operations, including a review of the principal security types, the markets in which they trade, and the proper choice of security type by the issuing company; the use of discounted cash flow techniques, such as the net present value and the internal rate of return, to evaluate investment opportunities.
On completion of the course, you will be able to: 1. interpret financial statements with the use of balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statements; 2. evaluate the financial performance of firm using the return on equity and its determinants, and ratio analysis; 3. execute financial forecasting using pro forma statements; 4. calculate a firm’s sustainable growth rate and compare with the actual growth rate for the management of a firm’s growth; 5. analyze financial instruments such as bonds, stocks; and financial markets and what determines market efficiency; 6. measure the effects of leverage on a business and determine how much to borrow; 7. evaluate investment opportunities using financial analysis techniques specific to engineering life cycles; 8. characterize financial risk with the basic knowledge of corporate financial statements and their analysis; 9. value a business based on discounted cash flow valuation techniques.
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riffat (Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:42:02 GMT): Rollback: Please shorten the course description.
riffat (Sat, 16 Jan 2016 01:34:20 GMT): Rollback: See my previous comment.
cbeil (Mon, 22 Aug 2016 01:57:35 GMT): Updated effective term
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