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FIN603 - Finance II
FIN 603 is a continuation of the study of corporate finance started in FIN 401 with emphasis on the raising of funds, their cost, and the allocation of these funds, particularly to long term capital assets. Analytical techniques relating to financial decision making are studied. Corporate mergers and the importance of foreign exchange in financial management are introduced in this subject.
RFC221 - Retirement Planning and Benefits
This subject introduces students to Retirement Planning from the Financial Planner's perspective. The topics include income requirement, plan types, qualified plans, government pension benefits, employment benefits through group plans and the needs analysis for planning for a comfortable retirement. Students will study the tax aspects of plan distribution and compensation plans.
RFC222 - Estate Planning
This subject focuses on various aspects of estate planning. Topics include financial planning issues arising upon death, the estate plan overview, methods for property transfer and related documentation. Wills, powers of attorney, probate, trust creations, taxation of estates and trusts, family transfers, the power of the executor and other professionals who may be involved in the settlement of the estate of a deceased. Tax minimization and other tools and techniques commonly used by estate planners will be discussed.
RFC225 - Investment Strategies and Tactics
This study of the investment market in Canada continues in this course. Topics covered include managed products (mutual funds, segregated funds, income trusts), hedge funds, fundamental and technical market analysis, ratio analysis, taxation of investment returns, asset allocation and portfolio theory and strategy. This course prepares student to write exam 2 of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC).
RFC230 - Financial Planning Management
This subject synthesizes the key concepts learned in other Financial Planning courses. Through lectures, case analyses and Financial Planning software, students are provided with the framework required to prepare comprehensive financial plans and to assist clients in making financial decisions. The focus is the application of concepts to real world problem/opportunities. Students learn and use sophisticated financial planning software that is currently used in the industry.
SMS413 - System Studies III
This course provides accounting students with sufficient knowledge of contemporary information systems, enabling them to participate alongside information systems professionals in the design, development, implementation and operation of management information systems. Students are introduced to various approaches and methodologies used in systems analysis and design. In addition, this course explores areas such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), E-Commerce, E-Business, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and system risk and control issues.
CPP200 - Co-op Professional Practice
The integration of classroom activities with work term experiences is vital for the complete and successful learning and understanding of co-of work term experiences. Structured integration and reflective learning with peers provide the opportunity to make sense out of work experiences, to put these experiences into broader perspectives, and to internalize learning.