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Health Care Finance

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This course applies corporate finance concepts to make management decisions. Students learn methods to evaluate financial alternatives and create financial plans. Other topics include cash flows, business valuation, working capital management, capital budgets, long-term financing, and valuation of the business.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Business Valuation

    • Apply the Capital-Asset-Pricing Model (CAPM) to calculate a business's required rate of return.
    • Use valuation techniques to detemine the intrinsic value of debt and equity instruments.
    • Analyze how financial markets adjust for risk in the health care sector.

    Working Capital

    • Describe the cash conversion cycle and its importance to working capital management.
    • Identify sources and uses of short-term financing.
    • Evaluate the impact accounts receivable and inventory makes on business policies.

    Capital Budgets

    • Calculate the cost of capital.
    • Apply techniques used in budgeting decisions.
    • Analyze a project's present value based on expected future net cash flows.

    Long-Term Financing

    • Explain the types and main features of long-term debt.
    • Compare and contrast leasing with debt or equity finance.

    Foundations of Health Care Finance

    • Compare and contrast accounting net income and cash flows.
    • Explain the principles of finance as they relate to the health care industry.
    • Compare and contrast the market value of an asset or liability with the book value.

    Financial Planning and Future Trends

    • Evaluate the impact of external pressures on financial planning.
    • Create a financial plan.
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