Description: Embrace in-depth financial management concepts and tools; immerse yourself in the beauty of the numbers and what they represent, and what they tell you about activities and decisions.Celebrate your mastery of this language of finance and how, as an interpreter, you can help lead your organization to purpose and success.
Course Goals: The objectives of the course in the curriculum are to:
•Participate in independent and collaborative learning and leadership advancement.
•Integrate and apply the analytic perspectives explored in earlier courses and experiences, and test new approaches to creating value and addressing challenges.
•Apply evidence-based standards and mixed-methods analysis to diverse management challenges.
•Evaluate the complex environmental, social, and economic implications of financial decisions on organizations and their communities.
Competencies: •Recognize and access sources of information that contribute to the robust analysis of current and future managerial and policy- related issues; (A.1., A.2, A.3., A.4., A.5., A.6., A.7., C.5.C.7.C.8.)
•Consider and utilize multiple frameworks for decision making; (A.6., A.7., and A.8. A.9)
•Recognize the value and demonstrate proficiency in financial, statistical, and operational analysis used in decision making; (A.4., A.5., A.6., A.7., B.1, B.2., and B.3. D.1.)
•Pose clear, logical, and grammatically correct questions critical to analysis and decision making; (B.1., A.10. E.1., E.2.)
•Identify strategic and tactical issues and solutions, and communicate these with peers; (A.7., A.8., and A.9. A.10. D.1.)
•Recognize in oneself and others effective leadership thinking and behavior; facilitate and evaluate collaborative group processes for value and effectiveness; (C.1., C.2.)
•Create, organize and teach material, and through evaluation processes, improve effectiveness and value to oneself and other audiences; (B.1., B. 2. B.3.,C.1, C.2.,C.3.,C.5., C.7.C.8. D.2., E.1., E.2., E.3., E.4.)
•Recognize gaps in knowledge and skills, and use the course as an opportunity to extend learning and apply novel approaches to analysis within and beyond course assignments;(C.3.E.3., E.4.,E.5)
•Evaluate the consequences of managerial actions to stakeholders and decision makers. (E.1., E.2. E.3., C.5., C.6.)
Prerequisites: HMP Student or Perm of Instr. and HMP 607
Description: This course builds on the language, theories and methods of finance and accounting through the study of financial transactions involving health care and other industries. Topics include financing alternatives, valuations, financial forecasting, risk management, entreprenuership and sustainable growth. Among the transactions studied are corporate lending, venture capital acquisition, and public offerings. Cases, readings, lectures.