Course Outline BUS 290
Introduction to Finance
(Spring Session 2011)
Instructor: Dr. Saqib Khan
Office: ED 565.1
Phone: 337-3218 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Class Time and Location:
TR 13:30 14:45 in ED 616
Course Objective and Content
The course objective is to introduce students to basic finance concepts including financial
markets; accounting statements and cash flows; the time value of money and net present
value; securities valuation; capital budgeting; risk/return analysis; and the basics of
modern portfolio theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model.
STAT 151 and BUS 285 (285 may be taken concurrently).
S. A. Ross, R. W. Westerfield, J. F. Jaffe, and G. S. Roberts, Corporate Finance, (6th
Canadian edition), McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 2007.