Fall 2013  |  PA 5003 Section 003: Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management (27441)

Class Component:
1.5 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Delivery Medium
Times and Locations:
Extended Regular Session
08/12/2013 - 08/22/2013
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 03:00PM - 05:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 25
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Finance/accounting concepts/tools in public/nonprofit organizations. Fund accounting. Balance sheet and income statement analysis. Cash flow analysis. Public/nonprofit sector budgeting processes. Lectures, discussions. Cases.
Class Notes:
This sections meets in August 2013. PA 5003 is also offered in Spring 2014. If class is closed, please add yourself to the waiting list, register for one of the open sections, or wait until Spring 2014 to register.
Class Description:
This is an introductory course to budgeting and financial analysis in the context of public and nonprofit organizations. The primary learning objective of this course is how to obtain accurate financial information to make sound management decisions through the analysis of financial documents such as budgets and financial statements. The processes of producing such documents will be introduced but are not the focus of this course. Conceptual frameworks and analytical techniques will be emphasized and applied to analyze real-world financial problems. Lectures, discussions, and cases/examples from nonprofit and public sector organizations will be utilized.
30% Midterm Exam
30% Final Exam
25% Reports/Papers
15% Class Participation
Class Format:
50% Lecture
20% Discussion
10% Small Group Activities
10% Student Presentations
10% Demonstration
50 Pages Reading Per Week
2 Exam(s)
1 Presentation(s)
6 Homework Assignment(s)
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Spring2020.docx (Spring 2020)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Spring2019.docx (Spring 2019)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Summer2018.docx (Summer 2018)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Spring2018.docx (Spring 2018)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Fall2017.docx (Fall 2017)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Summer2017.docx (Summer 2017)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Spring2017.docx (Spring 2017)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Fall2015.pdf (Fall 2015)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/kiedr003_PA5003_Summer2015.docx (Summer 2015)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 December 2013

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