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Colegio de San Juan de Letran

Intramuros, Manila College of Business Administration and Accountancy Financial Management Area First Semester, School Year 2007-2008

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Course Code Course Title Course Credit Course Description

: FINA 102 : BASIC BUSINESS FINANCE : 3 UNITS : This course deals with study of business finance. It highlights the parameter of the finance manager's sphere of operations, the government requirements for the establishment of new ventures, the financial tools and devices used in modern financial markets, and the sources, uses and control of funds for growth and expansion of business enterprise.

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Course Rationale

: The course offers a comprehensive introduction to the key concepts and practical aspects of business financing and business decisions. Likewise, it provides a solid, enduring foundation of the tools of modern theory of business finance while at the same time developing the logic behind their use.

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Course Objectives A. General Objective

: : At the end of the course, the students are expected to have recognized and applied the concepts and principles of business financing, and gained insights on the qualitative and quantitative analysis of business financial conditions. : Specifically, the students must be able to: : State clearly the basic concepts and principles of business finance. Recognize the importance of efficient and effective utilization of funds. :

B. Specific Objectives 1. Cognitive

2. Affective

3. Psychomotor :

Exhibit a deeper sense of business awareness and responsibility. Carryout the principles of business in managing the enterprise.

VII. Course Outline Topic Objectives Subject Matter Values Integrated Awareness Hard work Teaching Method Lecture Discussion Instructional Materials Textbook Power point Presentation Evaluation Time Frame 1st Week Expected Output Stated clearly the core concepts of business finance, the primary goals/areas of business and the activities of the financial managers.

State clearly the core concepts of business finance, the primary goals of business and the activities of the financial managers. Define entrepreneurship

1. Business Finance 2. Primary Goals/Areas of business 3. The function of financial managers in business 4. Entrepreneurship

Recitation Quizzes Seatwork

Entrepreneurial Lecture spirit Discussion

COMMUNITY SERVICE INTEGRATION: Develop feasible projects in a depressed community.

5. Feasibility Study Objectivity a) Major parts of Feasibility study b) Essentials of feasibility study

Planning of a new business Fieldwork Group Work

Textbook Whiteboard Marker Power point Presentation Simple Feasibility Project

Recitation Quizzes Seatwork

2nd Week

Defined entrepreneurship.

Presentation of field work

3rd 4th Week

Developed feasible projects in a depressed community.

Cite the advantages and disadvantages of the different forms of business organization

Describe the financial planning process, budgeting process, its objectives, evaluation and control.

Illustrate the different financial tools and techniques used in business. MIDTERM EXAMINATION

6.Form of Business Organization a) Sole Proprietorship b) Partnership c) Corporation d) Cooperatives 7. Financial Planning Tools and Concepts a) Financial Planning b) Basic steps in financial planning c) Budgeting process d) Concept of Capital e) Financial Tools and Techniques f) Time Values of Money

Creativity Accuracy

Lecture Discussion

Textbook Whiteboard Marker Power point Presentation

Recitation Quizzes Seatwork Internet research

Cited the advantages and disadvantages of the different forms of business organization.

Systematic Analytical Thinking Effectiveness Efficiency

Lecture Discussion

Textbook Whiteboard Marker Power point Presentation

Recitation Quizzes Seatwork Board work

5th 8th Week

Described the financial planning process, budgeting process, its objectives, evaluation and control.

Illustrated the different financial tools and techniques used in business.

9th week

Determine the use of working capital in business operations

List down the advantages and disadvantages of short-and long term financing .

8. Working Capital Management a) Sources of capital fund b) Financing strategies c) Cash management d) Receivable management e) Inventory management f) Marketable securities 9. Sources of short-term and long-term financing a) Sources of short-term and long-term financing ; -sources -advantages and disadvantages

Savings and market efficiency

Lecture Discussion

Textbook Whiteboard Marker Power point Presentation

Recitation Quizzes Seatwork Board work Reporting

10th 12th Week

Determined the use of working capital in business operations

Economy of scale

Lecture Discussion/ Case Studies

Textbook Whiteboard Marker Power point Presentation

Recitation Quizzes/ Class Reporting

13th Week

Listed down the advantages and disadvantages of shortand long term financing .

Determine the profitability of a project based on the different methods of evaluation.

Enumerate type of business combinations.

Differentiate business failures and its causes.

10. Capital Budgeting a) Basic steps in capital budgeting b) Essentials of capital budgeting c) Capital budgeting techniques d) Project determination f) Selecting the manner of financing the business 11. Business Combinations a) Merger b) Consolidation c) Goodwill d) Hostile-take over e) Leverage-buy 12. Financial Distress and Rehabilitation a) Causes of business failures b) Technical insolvency c) Liquidation

Industry Productivity and Quality

Lecture/Discussion Case Studies

Case Studies Handbook

Recitation Quiz/ Class Reporting

14th 15th Week

Determined the profitability of a project based on the different methods of evaluation.

Analytical thinking Creativity

Lecture Discussion Case Studies

Case Studies Handbook Textbook Power Point Presentation

Recitation Quiz/ Class Reporting

15th 16th week

Enumerate type of business combinations..

Critical thinking Case Studies Courage Lecture Discussion

Case Studies Handbook Textbook Power Point Presentation

Recitation Quiz/ Class Reporting

17th Week

Differentiated business failures and its causes..

Develop remedial measures that may be availed by a financially distressed entity. FINAL EXAMINATION

d) Alternatives to bankruptcy

Efficient and Effective resource management

Case Studies Lecture Discussion

Case Studies handbook Textbook Power point Presentation

Recitation Quiz/ Class Reporting

Developed remedial measures that may be availed by a financially distressed entity. 18th Week

VIII. Grading System

: Midterm Grade: Class Standing Quizzes Mid-term Exams 30% 30% 40% 100% Pre-final Grade: Class Standing Quizzes Mid-term Exams 30% 30% 40% 100%

Final Grade = (Mid-term Grade + Pre-Final Grade) / 2 IX. References: Main References: Other References: Mejorada, Nenita D. (2006). Business finance.3rrd ed. Makati City: Goodwill Bookstore. Brealey, Richard A. (2004). Fundamentals of corporate finance, 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Brigham, Eugene F.and Houston, Joel F. (2004) Fundamentals of financial management., 9th ed., Singapore: Hancourt, Asia, Pte, Ltd/ Case Studies Handbook Gitman, Lawrence J. (2006).Principle of managerial finance. 11th ed. Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley Pub. Gittman, Lawrence J. (2002). Introduction to finance. Boston: Addison/Wesley. Miranda. Gregorio (2002). Elements of business finance. Manila: L and G Business House Publisher. Padilla, Nicanor (2000). Financial statements. (S.N.) Pagoso, Cristobal and Manuel dela Cruz (2002). Business finance. Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin. CD ROM: Business, Finance and Economics http://www.usyd.edu.au http://www.msn.com http://www.online http://www.yahoo.com http://www.hbu.edu http://www.up.edu http://www.fin.com http://www.google.com http://www.dlsu.edu

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