spm260 | undergraduate
Budget & Fin In Sport: More Than A Flip Of The Coin
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Financial Issues and Concepts
- Explain budgeting as it applies to the sport industry.
- Differentiate between finance and accounting, and understand what the information can be used for.
Business Structure and Legal Issues
- Compare and contrast different sport business structures.
- Evaluate the basic taxes charged to sport businesses.
Taking Stock in Sports
- Explain how a sport business can increase the value of its stock.
- Describe government-issued bonds and how they are obtained and repaid.
Forecasting, Budgeting, and Planning
- Determine the financial health of a sport-related business based on financial forecasts.
- Describe common financial ratios used by sport organizations.
- Describe the components of a financial statement.
Financing the Project
- Explain how long-term borrowing can effectively fund a sport business.
- Describe capital budgeting and the importance of tracking a business’s cash flow.
- Discuss short-term cash concerns as they apply to a sport organization.
- Explain the importance of inventory management.
Spend or Sell?
- Analyze the successes and failures of recent sport organization mergers.
- Explain how to develop an exit strategy for a struggling sport business.
- Discuss the importance of utilizing accurate and appropriate financial audits.
Reviewing the Plan
- Analyze the financial strengths of a publicly traded sport business.
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