Dr. Francis Ikeokwu, Sr., Chairman/Professor

This is an introductory finance course, which focuses in teaching students the concepts of how people and businesses evaluate investments, as well as raise capital to fund their financial objectives, capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management. It will prepare students for a wide variety of careers in the field, including portfolio management, economics, financial analysis, and financial services, as could be seen in the field of banking and finance, and financial examiners. The course will provide a broad-based analytical tool in finance for students anticipating a career in the large and small firms, as well as providing a good background for students seeking general career in business. The course topics rely on interdisciplinary approaches, which are based on economic theory, accounting, information systems, and decision-sciences.