Case Studies in Accounting and Finance

FINC475 (Not Liberal Arts) Case Studies in Accounting and Finance 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course provides a comprehensive overview of financial decisions, tools and techniques and their financial impact on the firm using the case study method. Topics covered include ethics in accounting and finance, financial analysis and forecasting, estimating cost of capital, capital budgeting and resource allocation, management of the firm’s equity by dividends, share repurchases, initial offering, management of corporate capital structure, analysis of financial tactics and valuation of enterprises for acquisition and buyouts. This is a Writing Intensive course. Not open to students with credit in BUS 475.Preq: (FINC 322 and FINC 329) OR ACC 202. WRIT 301 or WRIT 302 or WRIT 303 or WRIT 304 or completion of at least 3 Writing Intensive credits at the 100- or 200-level.