Course Introduction

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Introduction to

Financial Management

Overview of Financial
Management


Introduction


Keys to Success


Stay up in class (complete assignments on time each and every
week


both homework and quizzes)


Class Structure


Self paced each week but each week is
designated by instructor


Text


Financial Management: Core Concepts


Exams


On line with time restrictions


Expectations


Read the text and review the slides each week


Submit all homework and quizzes by due dates

Keys to Success


Read Ahead of Lectures


Use syllabus and PowerPoint to help


Bring questions to class on material


Do All Assigned Problems


Homework problems are required and designed to help
you master the material


Test yourself with other questions (Prepping for the
Exam Questions have answers in back of book)


Do not get “stuck” in endless loop on a problem


Philosophy
-

this course is basic intuition but with
a new language…

Weekly Homework


Every Week you will have a homework set on that week’s material.


The homework is by individual chapter but you may have one or two
chapters each week.


The homework will open every Monday at 4:00 p.m. so you have
essentially four days to complete the homework.


You will have three attempts on each homework question. On your
third attempt that answer will be locked in as your final answer.


There are various help functions in MyFinanceLab. One is help me
solve this question. It will provide step by step procedures for a similar
problem. Please look over MyFinanceLab for all the help functions.


If you think there is a problem with the grading or tolerance for the
answer please e
-
mail me so I can help resolve the issue.

Weekly Quiz


Every Week you will have a quiz on that week’s
material.


The quiz is 90 minutes in length and is due by Sunday
11:00 p.m.


The quiz will open every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. so you
have essentially three days to take the quiz.


You should review the weekly homework prior to
taking the quiz.


You can do the prepping for exam questions at the end
of each chapter to prepare for the weekly quiz.

Class Syllabus


Chapter Assignments


We will try and stay on schedule but…


Changes will be posted on MyFinanceLab


Homework and Quiz Assignments


Map to timing from lectures (which are outlined on the
PowerPoint slides in the syllabus)


Most problems are directly from examples in the book


You must complete the weekly homework assignments
(all assignments for that week) before you can attempt
the quiz. The homework assignments act as
prerequisites for the weekly quiz.

Textbook


Financial Management:
Core Concepts


Approach


Equations, Calculators
and Spreadsheets


Personal examples as a segue to business applications


Written for this audience


Special Features for you


Finance Follies


Real World Issues and Examples


Putting Finance to Work


Relations to other disciplines


Comments on the text are also welcome


Again forward comments to me, both positive and negative.

Examinations


On Line


Questions will be more difficult


Efficient use of time a must


Notes are your friends…think about how best to use
them at lecture time, not when you study for exam


Calculators


Important tool


Know your calculator…


Computer/Laptops


Be sure to make sure you have a good connection for all
exams. If you have a problem during an exam, please e
-
mail as soon as possible or call (541
-
737
-
3692)

Expectations



Performance


On time for all assignments


Notify me if examination will be missed prior to
examine (if at all possible)


Professional Attitude


Please understand that this is a business class and that
all communications should be handled in a professional
manner. Issues are much easier to solve when we treat
each other with respect and courtesy.


Ethics


Do your own work…this is the time to build
your skill set



MyFinanceLab


Everyone is required to enroll in MyFinanceLab


All homework and quizzes will be on MyFinanceLab


There is an access code for MyFinanceLab


Access code comes with new book purchase


Access code may be purchased at OSU bookstore


Access code may be purchased at MyFinanceLab


The course number in MyFinanceLab is:


XL0S 2198 101Y 8QV2 (E
-
Campus Section Only)

Questions?


Lecture


Homework


Quizzes


Text


Examinations


MyFinanceLab


Other


PLEASE, sign up as soon as possible for
MyFinanceLab, if problems e
-
mail me.