Addresses fundamental concepts in financial management such as security markets, interest rates, taxes, risk analysis, time value of money, valuation models and related global issues. Explains how financial managers help maximize the value of a firm by making capital budgeting, cost of capital and capital structure decisions. Major Prerequisites: Admission to the professional program, ECON 211, 212. Non-Major Prerequisites: Junior standing, ACCT 201, MATH 155, ECON 150 or 211. Three hours per week.
FINA 449 PRACTICUM IN PORTFOL MANAG (Fall 2019)
Practical experience in managing an investment portfolio in a teamwork environment, with emphasis on economic, industry and company analysis; report preparation; security selection; daily decision making; record keeping; and performance evaluation. Students will be responsible for making all material decisions in managing the Perdue School Student Management Investment Fund and will interact regularly with external advisors for feedback on their research Completion of this course satisfies the ABLE requirement. May be repeated for an additional three hours credit. Prerequisite: C or better in FINA 441 and permission of instructor. Three hours per week.