Overview of Financial
Keys to Success
Stay up in class (complete assignments on time each and every
both homework and quizzes)
Self paced each week but each week is
designated by instructor
Financial Management: Core Concepts
On line with time restrictions
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
this course is basic intuition but with
a new language…
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.
Every Week you will have a quiz on that week’s
The quiz is 90 minutes in length and is due by Sunday
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.
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.
Personal examples as a segue to business applications
Written for this audience
Special Features for you
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.
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
Know your calculator…
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
On time for all assignments
Notify me if examination will be missed prior to
examine (if at all possible)
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.
Do your own work…this is the time to build
your skill set
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)
PLEASE, sign up as soon as possible for
MyFinanceLab, if problems e