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Applied Capital and Financial Markets BUSA 7500

Business Administration Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course provides students with deep practical knowledge of financial markets and institutions. It will develop understanding and appreciation of the direct linkages between theoretical concepts and their real-world applications employed by managers. Students will learn about interest rates, asymmetric information, foreign currencies, hedging financial risks and a range of financial instruments that will prepare them to interact with financial institutions and participate in financial markets.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$858.08

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of BUSA 7500 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48465

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Dec 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 48465
  • $858.08
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 209
Instructor

William Shen

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$858.08

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program. Registration approval is automatically given upon full acceptance into the part-time program. This course runs Tuesday evenings at the Burnaby campus.
Status

CRN 49098

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Thu Dec 15 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 49098
  • $858.08
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 15 N/A N/A Online
Oct 20 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2005
Dec 15 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2005
Instructor

Richard Miles

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$858.08

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Enrolment is restricted to students accepted into the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Program. Registration approval is automatically given upon full acceptance into the part-time program. This is an asynchronous online course starting September 6th, with in-person exams on Thursdays, October 20th and December 15th at the Burnaby campus.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Illustrate the importance and role of financial markets and institutions in management decision making.
  • Assess the general structure, components, the role of risk sharing and asymmetric information in the operation of financial markets and intermediaries, and their role of channeling funds from savers to businesses in domestic and international contexts.
  • Calculate and explain the differences among yield to maturity, current yield, rate of return, rate of capital gain, and real and nominal interest rates.
  • Evaluate the factors that affect the demand for assets and other factors that affect the equilibrium interest rate in the bond market.
  • Analyze three factors that affect the risk structure of interest rates and the three theories of why interest rates differ across the range of maturities.
  • Explain the efficient market hypothesis and behavioural finance and how both play a unique role in understanding financial markets.
  • Examine the importance of financial intermediates and financial innovations and their impact on the economy.
  • Assess the ramifications of global financial crises and event driven recessions and the interplay between governments, institutions, and other market participants.
  • Examine the characteristics and calculate the prices of securities in the following markets: money markets, bond markets, stock markets, mortgage markets, and foreign exchange markets.
  • Explain the importance and influence of investment banks, brokers and dealers, and venture capital firms on financial markets and other market participants.
  • Evaluate the operation of the derivative market and the key instruments used to hedge financial risk faced by businesses and financial institutions including forward contracts, financial futures, options, and swaps.

Effective as of Fall 2021

Related Programs

Applied Capital and Financial Markets (BUSA 7500) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Bachelor of Business Administration Full-time/Part-time

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