My Finance Class

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Fundamentals of Financial Services & Corporate Finance
 
"Financial Services Seniors" consists of two courses: Fundamentals of Financial Services and Corporate Finance. Throughout the second year of the program, FSS students focus on all aspects of personal finance and business finance ... and prepare for a successful transition to college and beyond.
 
      
 

Financial Services Seniors


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QUESTION OF THE DAY

At the beginning of class, there will be a “Question of the Day” on the screen (also available right here on the class website). You should do your best to write a complete response (25 word minimum) to the question and EMAIL it to me. If you aren’t sure about what to write, please ask! No credit will be given for late QODs, unless you were absent that day. My email address is clarkpv@butlertech.org.

WEEK 27

Monday 3/15: What actions might companies take to increase their business growth? How might they finance this growth?

Tuesday 3/16: FSS is ¾  over … 3 reflection questions: What’s the most useful thing you’ve learned? What’s your favorite memory? What are you looking forward to in Q4?

Wednesday 3/17 (zoom): No QOD, just zooming!

Thursday 3/18: What is the difference between a CENTRALIZED and DECENTRALIZED business? What are the advantages of each?

Friday 3/19: Blockbuster was once an incredibly successful business that dominated the at-home video market. What happened?

WEEK 28

Tuesday 3/23a: We’re doing an activity today where YOU play an investment banker.  So … what role does an INVESTMENT BANKER serve in the economy?

Tuesday 3/23b: What are BONDS? What are some of the types of bonds (who issues them)? What advantages do they offer the issuers?

Friday 3/26a: What is an IPO? What are the steps in the process of taking a company public?

Friday 3/26b: What is the difference between EQUITY, DEBT, and RETAINED EARNINGS? Where are these found on the balance sheet?

WEEK 29

Tuesday 3/30: How has banking changed over the past 50 years or so? What changes do you think we’ll see in the next 50?

  


 

CURRENT EVENT

Every week, you will be responsible for finding a recent news article which relates to a relevant business, finance, or entrepreneurship topic. The criteria include:

  • A 250-word paragraph that (1) summarizes your article, (2) explains how it relates to class, and (3) provides your own personal reflections on the topic.
  • Typed in MS Word or Google Docs and attached to an email.
  • Use MLA format for the paper and cite your source.
  • No credit will be given if your current event does not meet all of these criteria.

Sample of Current Event in MLA Format

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SYLLABUS AND WEEKLY SHEETS

FS Seniors Syllabus 2020-21 Q3

FS Seniors Course Guide 2020-21

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ASSIGNMENTS

WEEK 27

Monday 3/15: CFIN 6-4 and CFIN 6 Review

Tuesday 3/16: Review Activities!

Wednesday 3/17 (zoom): Nothing new!

Thursday 3/18: CFIN Project I (Investment Banker)

Friday 3/19: CFIN Project II (Blockbuster)

WEEK 28

Tuesday 3/23a: CFIN 7-1 and Many Options

Tuesday 3/23b: CFIN 7-2 and Market Go Round

Friday 3/26a: CFIN 7-3 and Fruity Flakes

Friday 3/26b: CFIN 7-4 and Mr. Market and Review

WEEK 29

Tuesday 3/30: CFIN 8-123 and By The Numbers

   


  

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