Overview of family business, including what is required for family harmony and business continuity. This course introduces the student to opportunities in franchising including becoming a franchisee or franchisor. Junior or senior standing. Art and Entrepreneurship 3 Development and operation of student-run art studio offering services ranging from graphic design and photography to painting and sculpture.
Open to students in all colleges. Knowledge areas and skill sets that are specifically targeted include decision making and critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and time management.
Students develop in these areas while building a foundation in effective business consulting. Students will work in teams to complete applied business consulting projects, while also engaging in smaller written assignments and exercises throughout the course.
Students may not earn credit in more than one of the following: Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer. Special emphasis will be placed on personal insurance for the home, automobile, life and health.
Topics covered are the determination of financial needs for survivors resulting from premature death of a family member, concepts of life insurance and annuities including quantitative foundations, policy provisions, comparisons of alternate products, and taxation issues.
Topics emphasized are risk analysis, capital structure, dividend theories, cost of capital, capital budgeting and management of working capital. The risk associated with each form of investment, construction and management of investment portfolios, investment databases, and current trends in investments are studied.
Includes the processes, institutions, and public policy implications of markets for short-term and long-term debt instruments, the stock market, and current trends in capital markets.
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer. Topics will vary by semester.
Repeatable for credit - maximum six. Financial and personal data are integrated to develop a comprehensive financial model including a variety of components.
The components may include balance sheet and cash flow statements, retirement planning, investing strategies, insurance needs, taxes, and estate planning.
Common retirement plans are reviewed in more detail, including eligibility, vesting, contribution limits, coverage, and distributions. The course is designed for those entering the financial planning or benefits professions. The course provides substantive content in preparation for a variety of financial planning or retirement planning certifications including the Certified Retirement Counselor Program or the retirement planning component of the Certified Financial Planner program.
Emphasis is placed on the environment in which financial institutions operate, its changing nature, and managerial decision making within that environment. The structure and operation of the primary and secondary mortgage markets; instruments, techniques, and strategies in financing real property investments.
Development of the analytical tools to be used in implementing the valuation process. Development of the complex interactions among the site, the neighborhood, the community, and the region in value determination.
Emphasis is placed on forecasting long-term funds requirements, and the suitability of specific financing vehicles for particular needs. Focus on utilizing existing and creating new financial spreadsheet functions, sensitivity analysis, and scenario analysis.
International accounting and reporting procedures are reviewed. Students will learn how to effectively analyze financial statements, apply statistical models, and evaluate both international and derivative securities.
For additional information, see internship description in the College of Business Administration catalog section. Repeatable for credit - maximum Financial and insurance theory are used to assess proposed solutions.
Broad topics include insurance company operations; problems of ratemaking, underwriting and regulation; confidentiality of life insurance applications; and problems of financing health care.Evaluate the current treatment of the company's share-based compensation plan based on GAAP reporting.
Contrast the financial benefits and risks of the share-based compensation stock option plan with the financial benefits and risks of a share-based stock-appreciation rights plan (SARS). Topics include: valuation of common and preferred stocks, bonds, options, futures contracts, real estate, and several other securities and commodities.
The risk associated with each form of investment, construction and management of investment portfolios, investment databases, and current trends in investments are studied. Assignment 3: Capstone Research Project Assume you are the partner in an accounting firm hired to perform the audit on a fortune company.
Assume also that the initial public offering (IPO) of the company was approximately five (5) years ago and the company is concerned that, in less than five (5) years after the IPO, a restatement may be necessary. Courses Offered in Business. In This Section. This Section Bertolon School of Business.
stock options and issuance of stock. The course also examines special topics in financial reporting such as: income recognition; interperiod tax allocation and leases. The Statement of Cash Flows is also studied in depth. Designed as a capstone. ACC Week 10 Assignment 3: Capstone Research Project.
Assignment 3: Capstone Research Project. Due Week 10 and worth points. Assume you are the partner in an accounting firm hired to perform the audit on a fortune company.
MIS concentration capstone course. Advanced MIS majors, operating as a high performance team, will engage in and complete the design and implementation of a significant information system, Project management, management of the IS function, and systems integration will be components of .