Business Finance Fundamentals

Financial managers must be able to convert relevant accounting and tax information into meaningful and actionable information for organizational decision-making.

This module includes instruction on financial statements and cash flows, planning for growth and control, debt management, financial instruments, capital budgeting, and returns. This module is appropriate for students or any employee newly assigned to job roles that require financial analysis and reporting.

Module Length: 3-5 Learner Hours

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Academic Leveling

The Business Finance Fundamentals module is one of 16 online modules that span the entire business curriculum and serve as a bridge between undergraduate and graduate business education.


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This module includes a pre-test and post-test. The pre-test provides learners with an idea of their relative knowledge in the subject, and the post-test is used to ensure learners have grasped the concepts needed for success.

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Business Finance Fundamentals Learning Outcomes

Throughout this module, learners can expect to meet the following learning outcomes:

+ Describe how financial professionals use accounting information to analyze the firm’s cash flows and financial performance.
+ Identify and examine four major financial statements.
+ Restate the key concepts involved in cash flow analysis.
+ Explain how popular financial ratios are used to analyze a firm’s financial performance.
+ Recognize how firms develop strategic plans that look to the future.
+ Explain how detailed operating plans can project inflows and outflows of cash.
+ Discuss how strategic plans can help firms project earnings over one or two years.
+ Examine how financial plans are used by managers to line up financing before cash shortfalls become critical.
+ Recognize how financial plans help firms identify problems before they arise.
+ Describe different types of financial instruments.
+ Explain the types of debt.
+ Discuss bond ratings and why they are important.
+ Recognize the features and characteristics of equity.
+ Explain the cost of money and how it is determined.
+ Review factors that affect interest rates.
+ Describe how government actions and business activity affect interest rates.
+ Discuss how the level of interest rates affect the values of stocks and bonds.
+ Explain the relevant cash flows associated with a capital budgeting project.
+ Describe how firms make decisions about whether to invest in costly, long-lived real assets.
+ Identify how a firm chooses between two or more acceptable investments when only one can be purchased.
+ Recognize how risk is incorporated in capital budgeting analysis.

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Higher Education

+ Include the module in an undergraduate course on leadership and business management.
+ As an education module within a graduate program that includes leadership and business management.

Business & Industry

+ To better understand business ethics in a global economy.
+ Help develop sound ethical business strategies.
+ Development of an effective ethics staff training program.


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Great for all Types of Learners

Higher Education

+ Undergraduate Students
+ Graduate Students

Business, Industry, Nonprofits, & Agencies

+ Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
+ Financial Managers

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