BUSI 2223 N6

Fundamentals of Finance 1

A combination of lectures, problem-solving, case studies, group discussions, current events and field research are used to introduce students to the theory and practice of corporate finance. The course will focus on the basic concepts of securities markets, financial analysis, cost-benefit analysis and decision making under conditions of uncertainty.

Instructor:  Stephen MacLean
Econ 1013, 1023, and 2613, Math 1613 or 1013, each with C- or better and Busi 2013 as a corequisite
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


In this course, you'll develop a framework with which to analyze individual and corporate investment and financing decisions.

Topics include:

  • An overview of finance, financial markets, and accounting
  • Time value of money
  • Introduction to risk
  • Introduction to cost of capital

You will be encouraged to thoroughly understand the topics through practice problems and self-teaching.