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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EIN5350

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-09-04
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2061 2003-05-28
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Industrial Engineering EN 210300000
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Sheldon Busansky 9742090

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    EIN 5350 Technology and Finance

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Tech & Finance
    Course Online? Percentage Online





    Course Description

    A course for technical managers that focuses on how financial and economic principles are utilized to make technical investments and manage technical enterprises

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.


    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?


    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?


    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Develop an understanding of the principles accounting and financial management.2. Relate financial concepts and the sources of capital to the development of technology. 3. Explore the effects of political economic theory on the business world.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    An ability to select technical projects which maximize economic returnA recognition of the impact of economic principles on the technology worldA knowledge of contemporary economic and financial eventsAn ability to analyze financial statements and properly value new projects

    C. Major Topics

    Managerial accountingFinancial statement analysisEconomic PrinciplesTime value of money/project financial benefitsFinancial issues involved in new technical start-ups

    D. Textbooks

    The Future of Capitalism ThurowFinance for the Non-financial Manager - Spiro

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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