• Program: Accounting Careers
  • Course: Business Finance
  • Course #: ACCT1410
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to present basic business finance principles to business and marketing students. Students are taught to use planning tools, and to assess investment viability, financial position and performance, liquidity, and financing options.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine mainstream investment options
Determine profitability under alternative inventory costing methods (i.e. FIFO, LIFO, and Average Cost)
Perform elementary cost-volume-profit analysis
Demonstrate understanding of sound financial management principles
Identify components of basic financial statements
Perform high-level analysis of basic financial statements
Formulate decisions using financial calculations
Evaluate alternative sources of short-term and long-term financing
Construct operating and capital budgets

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on math assessment test OR MATH1050 or MATH1060. And recommended, Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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