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Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: To develop a broad understanding of financial concepts and tools through:

  • Objective 1.1: Knowledge of financial theories within the primary areas of finance;
  • Objective 1.2: Utilization of problem solving skills within the finance setting;
  • Objective 1.3: Application of financial analysis tools and techniques to decision making;
  • Objective 1.4: Consideration of the effect of global influences on the financial decision making process.

Goal 2: Effectively communicate financial information:

  • Objective 2.1: Orally, by being able to present, discuss, and defend financial decisions by using appropriate terminology;
  • Objective 2.2: By being able to write reports containing appropriate terminology;
  • Objective 2.3: To finance professionals through the development of interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Goal 3: Increased awareness of ethics and social responsibility in the context of finance by:

  • Objective 3.1: The ability to identify ethical dilemmas within the finance setting;
  • Objective 3.2: The ability to identify, evaluate and select alternative courses of action for addressing the ethical dilemma;
  • Objective 3.3: An appreciation for socially responsible actions with respect to financial decisions.