BADM 741 | Financial Management (3 credits)

Instructor: Arun Upadhyay, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Finance, Managerial Sciences

Capital budgeting, capital structure and dividend policy decisions, valuation, cost of capital, working capital management, financial analysis and planning for corporations in the global financial environment. Computer use required.


  • Time value of money
  • Equity and debt financing
  • Capital budgeting analysis
  • Financial theory
  • Determine the capital structure for an organization

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Understand financial management of a domestic or international business enterprise w/emphasis on financing and investment decisions of the financial manager
  • Understand the financial concepts necessary to successfully analyze and/or manage a business

EMBA Learning Objectives and Outcomes

The overall learning objectives for the EMBA are a broad set of knowledge and skills we wish students to acquire and hone over the course of the program. Objectives represent the collective thought of the program’s faculty about the most valuable intellectual attributes of an executive at any point in his/her career.

The overall learning objectives form a central framework for the curriculum to which each course-specific set of objectives may be mapped, allowing courses to be woven together by common threads. Having a shared viewpoint of the educational content we wish to provide allows our faculty to continuously improve their courses, while maintaining a focus on the outcomes that are desired.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes Key:

  1. The ability to use evidence-based reasoning to understand, manage, and lead complex organizations.
  2. Development of skills that facilitate problem solving in a  complex and dynamic environment.
  3. The ability to integrate qualitative and quantitative  information into the decision making process.

Course specific mapping for BADM 741:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of time value of money and risk and return concepts (L.O.: 3)
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply time-value and risk-return concepts in a business situation (L.O.: 2,3)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of financial management concepts that are used to evaluate corporations and stand-alone projects (L.O.: 2,3)
  • Demonstrate ability to apply financial management tools that impact firm value (L.O.: 2,3)