Finance I, Fundamentals


This course addresses financial management, including fundamental principles, planning and evaluation, and appropriate financial tools. Through lecture, readings, group discussion, and a group project, this course covers the concepts and tools of the financial marketplace.
This course is designed for managers and team members from corporations, nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and those self-employed who are increasingly required to address the organization's goals for financial planning, working capital, capital budgeting and return on investment for goal alignment with corporate planning to meet stockholder goal of wealth maximization.

Topics Include:



  • Key financial ratios for business analysis

  • Financial statement analysis

  • Funding, financial forecasting and risk analysis

  • Cost of capital, time value of money

  • Capital budgeting and investment risk

  • Valuing stocks, bonds and preferred stocks,

  • Capital budgeting systems

  • Working capital and cash management




Professional Credit: MCLE--Minimum Continuing Legal Education State Board of CA.




Skills Needed: A foundation in basic financial accounting knowledge is recommended.




[Former 3636]

Prerequisites :


No prerequisites