BUS-F509 Financial Analysis for Corporate Decisions
- 7 weeks
- 1.5 credits
- Prerequisite(s): MBA Core
The course immerses you in the world of corporate decision-making through discussion and analysis of contemporary financial events and transactions. You will use various case and other assignments to understand finance’s overall role in corporate decision making, with added focus on product planning and life-cycles. This will be an elective for the product management certification.
Course Objective and Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to
- Discuss and analyze emerging trends in both business organizations and product planning topics.
- Apply appropriate finance frameworks to analyze a business problem.
- Analyze the ethical choices confronting decision makers in financial contexts and bringing products to market.
- Relate financial theory and concepts to real world events.
- Identify and understand the essential role that finance plays across a product’s life cycle.
- Utilize financial performance metrics to evaluate corporate decisions and formulate recommendations.
- Identify participants and partners in product development, as well as, broader corporate decision making.