MOL 667: Financial Decision Making

Credits 3
The purpose of this course is to provide students a working knowledge of the concepts, problems, tools and applications of corporate and non-profit financial decision making. Students are introduced to the concepts of financial management, the time value of money, and budgeting and forecasting. The course includes a significant emphasis on the role of analytics in financial decision making. Students will be introduced to the fundamental of business analytics, the role of analytics in business performance and the tools that can be used to perform analytics in different business functions. Students will also gain experience in reviewing financial statements, determining how best to analyze data for useful decision making and identifying relevant questions. The course will lead to an understanding of the importance of and strategies for integrating financial management within all areas of business operations.