Certificate in Financial Management

Certificate in Financial Management Courses

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Financial Management is an 18-credit program, comprised of the following six required courses:

FIN 86505 Corporate Finance

Credits : 3

This course covers the theory and practical applications of finance that builds successful companies by developing win-win relationships with suppliers, excelling in customer-relationship management, and providing high-quality services and products at a relatively low cost. It demonstrates the necessary skills to supply enough capital to accomplish these things and to support financial resources through capital generation, asset planning, and asset management.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Establish an understanding of basic financial management principles.
  • Examine risk, return, and portfolio theory.
  • Analyze stocks & bonds in terms of valuation.
  • Compare options and their valuation.
  • Evaluate capital budgeting projects.
  • Interpret cash flows relative to capital projects.
  • Analyze corporate valuations using financial statements.
  • Contrast corporate governance in relation to corporate valuations.
  • Examine capital structure decisions of distributions to shareholders.
  • Compare financing alternatives and decisions.
  • Understand special topics in finance.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Assess information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.

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