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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Financial Management BUS 212


Varies; self-study. 

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: understand why individuals and corporations invest; review financial statements and understand what they reveal about an organization; understand value of money, estimate an organization’s cost of capital; define the difference between a primary and secondary capital market and how the two markets support each other; understand investment and budgeting opportunities; and explore the concept of risk and the trade-off between risk and return.


This course includes 15 weekly lessons. The course explores advanced financial concepts associated with corporate finance. Financial statement analysis, risk and return trade-off, the time value of money, cost of capital, and equity valuation are the key concepts explored. Additionally, students study hedge funds, capital markets, and how individual and corporate investments differ. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Advanced Finance, Financial Risk Analysis, or Securities Analysis (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).