Gapenski,Louis C., HealthCare Finance : An Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management latest Ed. ... Cours. e . Objectives & outcomes. The course is intended to provide students an overview of the basic concepts and principles of financial management.
Health Care Financial Management (BA-534)
COURSE SYLLABUS JAN 2014
Instructor Dr. SUNITHA KUMARAN Office Office No. 16 Batch Email [email protected]
Course Content link: http://faculty.ksu.edu.sa/77672/Pages/HEALTHCAREFINANCE.aspx#
Required Text 1.Brigham and Ehrhardt, Financial Management: Theory and Practice, 13 e , South-Western, Thomson. ISBN-13:978-1- 4390-7809-9
2. Gapenski,Louis C., HealthCare Finance : An Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management latest Ed. Health Administration Press
Course Objectives & outcomes The course is intended to provide students an overview of the basic concepts and principles of financial management. In this intensive and comprehensive programme, progress from the basics of reading financial statements, to much deeper insights such as TVM, Capital Budgeting Decisions, Estimating Cost of Capital and Capital Structure Decisions will be discussed. By better grasping the language of finance, the students will significantly improve their ability to communicate with accounting and finance departments. Health care applications in the form of case studies will be used to bolster students understanding of different financial concepts.
ASSESSMENTS Exams There will be two midterms plus a final exam. No make-up exams will be given.
Assignments: There are homework/ assignments that may require some minor research on the part of the student and are focused on textbook chapter material. Each assignment may result in some write-up and calculations. Term paper/ Short Presentations : Students will be required to present on a topic assigned to them. Students must be prepared to respond to specific questions and to critique other presentations.
Short Case Study : Students are required to take a case study to assess their class attentiveness and recall. Quiz: An announced quiz to be given. STUDENT ASSESSMENT |Assessment task | Proportion of Final | | |Assessment (Marks) | |Quiz ( best 1 out of 2 |5 | |quiz) | | |Assignment |5 | |Presentations / Term Paper |5 | |Case Study ( best 1 out of 2) |5 | |First & Second Exams |40 | |Final Exam |40 | |TOTAL |100 |
Attendance: Each student is required to attend atleast 75% of all classes. Any student failing to attend 75% of the classes will not be able to sit for the Final exam.
Make-ups: There will be no makeup exams. The student will be given a chance to opt for a make-up exams only in case of emergency leave or when prior excuse has been granted. Moreover, late submission /failing to make seminar presentations on time means getting zero for that report.
Syllabus: The following topics will be covered during the semester. Additional topics will be discussed if time permits. • Overview of Financial Management and the Financial Environment ( chapter 1 – Brigham , chapter 1 - Louis ) • Financial Statements ( chapter 2 – Brigham, chapter 3,4 - Louis ) • Analysis of Financial Statements ( chapter 3 – Brigham ) • Risk and Return: The Basics ( chapter 4 – Brigham , chapter 10 - Louis ) • Time Value of Money ( chapter 4 – Brigham, chapter 9 - Louis ) • The Basics of Capital Budgeting (chapter 10 – Brigham, chapter 14 - Louis ) • Cost of Capital ( chapter 9 – Brigham , chapter 13 - Louis ) • Capital Structure Decisions: The Basics ( chapter 15 – Brigham, chapter 13 - Louis )