Course Catalog

Golden Gate University offers degree and certificate programs at three teaching centers and online.

FI 300A
Managerial Finance

Introduces the principles of financial management at the level of the strategic business unit, in the departments and divisions of the firm. Students will focus on understanding capital budgeting and on planning and control decisions: how the firms funds are to be allocated across the universe of investment opportunities, and how the success of these efforts are to be monitored and evaluated. In addition, liquidity or cash management, a daily preoccupation of the financial manager will be explored. Students will learn the concepts, tools, and techniques necessary to making value-adding decisions in the SBU. In the process, the integration of finance with the other functional areas and strategic concerns of the firm will be emphasized. Case analysis and team projects are used as appropriate. Prerequisite: ACCTG 201, MATH 240. Cross-listed with and equivalent to MBA 321.

Units: 3