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Term: Summer 2 term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Judy Holzer
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Case studies present an overview of financial theory and financial management principles and concepts in a health care setting. Topics include discounted cash flow analysis, long-term debt financing, equity financing, lease financing, capital budgeting, analysis, and forecasting.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss unique features of the health care industry that affect the application of financial management principles and concepts
Develop a working discuss of the tools of financial management and utilize software and financial techniques in case presentations
Practice written and oral communication skills through individual assignments and team case presentation

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on a team-written case analysis (60%) and its oral presentation (40%).
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Sun 07/22/2012 - Tue 07/24/2012
  • Monday 8:30 - 5:00
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 5:00
  • Sunday 8:30 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 35
Enrollment Restriction: Pacific Rim DrPH students
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

This section is restricted to members of the Pacific Rim DrPH cohort only.

For consent, contact:

312.617, 551.603

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2015-2016