Financial Management

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Financial Management

Registration Number: 261568

Financial aspects are becoming pivotal to the role of management in a dynamic world of mergers, acquisitions and risk management. This major in financial management is intended to prepare individuals to make effective financial decisions and be able to compete in the contemporary business world.

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Our students are eligible to apply for membership in

  • Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
  • The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts
  • Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong

Business Core Requirements (12 modules, 36 credits)

Credits
BA160Microeconomic Principles 微觀經濟學
This course explores consumer choice and producer behavior, price theory, monopoly/oligopoly and competitive market structures, production costs, labor and wages. Prerequisite: MATH 105 or above.
3
BA161Macroeconomic Principles 宏觀經濟學
A look at unemployment and inflation, fiscal and monetary policies, GDP, poverty and income distribution, exchange rates and international trade. Prerequisite: BA 160.
3
BA201Accounting Principles I 會計學概論 I
A study of accounting theory, record keeping, and the accounting cycle, with emphasis on accounting for the assets and related revenues and expenses reported on financial statements of a business organization.
3
BA202Accounting Principles II 會計學概論 II
A continuation of BA 201, with emphasis on accounting for the liabilities, owners’ equity and related revenues and expenses reported in financial statements of a business organization; and preparation and analysis of financial statements and an introduction to managerial accounting including product costing using job orders and process costing systems and cost-volume-profit relationships. Prerequisite:
3
BA208Marketing Principles 市場學概論
This course surveys the role of marketing and its place in society, in profit and not-for-profit organizations. Emphasis is placed on consumer orientation, the marketing concept, product, price, distribution and promotion. The course provides a basis of understanding for advanced marketing courses.
3
BA210Management Principles 管理學概論
A look at modern management theory, including both functional and behavioral approaches to the administration of business enterprises. 133
3
MATH220Elementary Statistics 基本統計學
An introduction to the simpler problems of statistical inference; descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation of parameters and level of significance, regression and correlation. This course may not be completed for additional credit by students who have completed MATH 226. Prerequisite: Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval.
3
BA222Management Information Systems 資訊系統管理
A study of the procedures involved in the accumulation, processing and dissemination of various types of information within an organization. Prerequisites: BA 210 and MIS 101 or CS 102.
3
BA225Business Ethics 商業倫理 or
A course that seeks to recognize the distinctive set of problems encountered in the work environment, to study contrasting theories currently being used to make ethical decisions, and to apply those theories through examples and case studies.
3
PHIL202Contemporary Ethics 當代倫理
This course covers some of the main threats to doctrines and ideas of moral philosophy, including nihilism, relativism, egoism, utilitarianism, the categorical imperative, virtue, and the social contract. Rather than keeping these as pure theoretical constructs, these ideas will be applied to real life, practical situations, such as those involving ethics in the workplace, and important current debates. Meets the humanities requirement.
3
BA302Business Law I 商業法 I
An introduction to the nature and sources of law, and the methods by which laws are made; basic principles of contract law and property law as the foundations for business enterprise; tort law governing business relationships.
3
BA341Corporate Financial Management 企業財務管理
An introduction to corporate financial management. Topics include financial statement analysis, time value of money, risk and return, bond valuation, stock valuation, capital budgeting and the capital asset pricing model. Prerequisites: BA 161 and BA 202 or permission of instructor.
3
BA356Quantitative Decisions in Business 商業量化判斷
This course is designed for business students who have a good foundation in pre-calculus mathematics, algebra, and elementary statistics. Topics will include an introduction to business quantitative methodology, decision making and planning under conditions of uncertainty, resource allocation, distribution and scheduling, inventory management, and business simulation. This course will be case-driven as part of the learning process. Prerequisites: MIS 101 or CS 102 and MATH 220.
3

Financial Management Major (6 modules, total 18 credits)

Credits
BA310Money and Banking 財務與銀行業務
A study of the commercial banking system; thrift institutions; the Federal Reserve System; money, interest rates, savings and credit;government regulatory institutions and policies. Prerequisite: BA 161.
3
BA343Investments 投資學
An exploration of investing in stocks, bonds and other financial instruments; securities exchanges; financial planning; technical and fundamental analysis and market indicators. Prerequisite: BA 341. A study of long-term financial decisions made by managers (e.g., capital structure, dividend policy, lease-or-buy, mergers, issuance of new securities). Prerequisite: BA 341.
3
BA442Intermediate Financial Management 進階財務管理3

One of the followings:

Credits
BA463International Finance 國際財務學
Multinational business, international monetary system, bases for world trade, development of less-developed countries, foreign investment;emphasis on distinctions between international and domestic business operations. Prerequisite: BA 341.
3
BA488Economics of International Business 國際商業管理學
Understanding of the global economy and an awareness of the political, historical, and social environment in which international business operates. Prerequisites: BA 161 and BA 208.
3
Credits
BA288Personal Financial Management 個人財務管理
A study of financial decisions made by individuals. Topics include: financial planning, financial management, purchasing decisions, insurance decisions, personal investing and retirement planning.
3
BA321Intermediate Financial Accounting I 進階財務會計I
An extension of the theory and principles of financial accounting, with emphasis on FASB pronouncements applicable to accounting for assets. Prerequisite: BA 202.
3
BA370Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 企業管理學
A presentation of the organization and operation of small enterprises in services, retailing, wholesaling and manufacturing for those aspiring to own, operate, and/or manage a small business or to work for an organization serving small businesses. Topics covered include importance, status, problems and requirements of small businesses. Prerequisite: BA 210.
3
BA403Internship 實習
Advanced students work in business-related employment in the major area of interest. Note: Normally, credit will be allowed in only one internship in business.
3
BA421Managerial Cost Accounting 管理成本會計學
A study of cost concepts and application related to the use of cost information by internal managers for purposes of planning, control, evaluation and decision making. Prerequisite: BA 202.
3
BA463International Finance 國際財務學
Multinational business, international monetary system, bases for world trade, development of less-developed countries, foreign investment; emphasis on distinctions between international and domestic business operations. Prerequisite: BA 341.
3
BA488Economics of International Business 國際商業經濟學
Understanding of the global economy and an awareness of the political, historical, and social environment in which international business operates. Prerequisites: BA 161 and BA 208.
3

Capstone

Credits
BA460Strategic Management 策略管理3

General Education Requirements (13 modules, 39 credits)

Credits
藝術與人文Arts and Humanities 6
溝通Communication Studies 9
電腦Computer Skills3
數學Mathematics3
自然科學Natural Sciences6
社會科學Social Sciences 6
文化Cultures3
批判思維Critical Thinking 3

Open Electives (Any 9 modules, Total 27 credits)

It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.