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Overview of Financial Management Introduction Keys to Success Stay up in class (complete assignments on time each and every week – both homework and quizzes) Class Structure – Self paced each week but each week is designated by instructor Text – Financial Management: Core Concepts Exams – On line with time restrictions Expectations Read the text and review the slides each week Submit all homework and quizzes by due dates
Keys to Success Read Ahead of Lectures Use syllabus and PowerPoint to help Bring questions to class on material Do All Assigned Problems Homework problems are required and designed to help you master the material Test yourself with other questions (Prepping for the Exam Questions have answers in back of book) Do not get “stuck” in endless loop on a problem Philosophy - this course is basic intuition but with a new language…
Weekly Homework Every Week you will have a homework set on that week’s material. The homework is by individual chapter but you may have one or two chapters each week. The homework will open every Monday at 4:00 p.m. so you have essentially four days to complete the homework. You will have three attempts on each homework question. On your third attempt that answer will be locked in as your final answer. There are various help functions in MyFinanceLab. One is help me solve this question. It will provide step by step procedures for a similar problem. Please look over MyFinanceLab for all the help functions. If you think there is a problem with the grading or tolerance for the answer please e-mail me so I can help resolve the issue.
Weekly Quiz Every Week you will have a quiz on that week’s material. The quiz is 90 minutes in length and is due by Sunday 11:00 p.m. The quiz will open every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. so you have essentially three days to take the quiz. You should review the weekly homework prior to taking the quiz. You can do the prepping for exam questions at the end of each chapter to prepare for the weekly quiz.
Class Syllabus Chapter Assignments We will try and stay on schedule but… Changes will be posted on MyFinanceLab Homework and Quiz Assignments Map to timing from lectures (which are outlined on the PowerPoint slides in the syllabus) Most problems are directly from examples in the book You must complete the weekly homework assignments (all assignments for that week) before you can attempt the quiz. The homework assignments act as prerequisites for the weekly quiz.
Textbook Financial Management: Core Concepts Approach Equations, Calculators and Spreadsheets Personal examples as a segue to business applications Written for this audience Special Features for you Finance Follies – Real World Issues and Examples Putting Finance to Work – Relations to other disciplines Comments on the text are also welcome Again forward comments to me, both positive and negative.
Examinations On Line Questions will be more difficult Efficient use of time a must Notes are your friends…think about how best to use them at lecture time, not when you study for exam Calculators Important tool Know your calculator… Computer/Laptops Be sure to make sure you have a good connection for all exams. If you have a problem during an exam, please e- mail as soon as possible or call (541-737-3692)
Expectations Performance On time for all assignments Notify me if examination will be missed prior to examine (if at all possible) Professional Attitude Please understand that this is a business class and that all communications should be handled in a professional manner. Issues are much easier to solve when we treat each other with respect and courtesy. Ethics – Do your own work…this is the time to build your skill set
MyFinanceLab Everyone is required to enroll in MyFinanceLab All homework and quizzes will be on MyFinanceLab There is an access code for MyFinanceLab Access code comes with new book purchase Access code may be purchased at OSU bookstore Access code may be purchased at MyFinanceLab The course number in MyFinanceLab is: XL0S 2198 101Y 8QV2 (E-Campus Section Only)
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