Financial Management

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Financial Management

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    This course presumes some background on your part in the areas of accounting, statistics and knowledge of computer electronic software such as Excel. From your Accountancy class(es), you should be familiar with the structure of basic financial statements and the meaning of the items listed in these statements.

    All students should be familiar with a spreadsheet software package such

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Objective
    The basic goals of this course are to familiarize the students with the tools and techniques used in financial management. While the focus of the course is on the corporation and its financial decision-making, many basic concepts and tools in Finance are introduced. These basic concepts and tools are useful in many areas of business or personal life. They include the notion of present value, securities valuation, risk analysis, and other financial analysis techniques. The techniques are in turn used to evaluate and make the decisions regarding the firm?s investments (capital budgeting) and the cost of capital.

    Required Materials

    1. Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, 8th edition or higher, by Ross, Westerfield, Jordon
    2. Lecture notes (available from the course website)


Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.