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FMGT 8295 - Engineering Economics

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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Course Details

This course is meant to provide the practicing engineer with the financial knowledge and skills required for the economic analysis of business situations; more specifically the costs and benefits of alternative solutions to technical problems. This course covers the syllabus material for the CCPE Engineering Economics exam.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interpret and perform basic analysis of financial statements.
  • Analyze and apply the various cost classifications used in economic analysis.
  • Perform time value of money calculations including loan amortization, effective interest rate calculations and the valuation of stocks and bonds.
  • Perform capital budgeting analyses using present value, future value, equivalent annual worth and rate of return approaches.
  • Incorporate depreciation (CCA), income taxes and inflation into the capital budgeting analyses.
  • Perform capital budgeting analyses in special cases such as replacements and public projects.
  • Incorporate uncertainty into capital budgeting analyses by such means as sensitivity, break-even and risk analysis.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

FMGT 8295 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Electronics
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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