Financial Management

Frequently Asked Questions and Instructor Notes

Topic A0:   Classroom setup

In addition to a manual, each student should be provided with a pad and pens or pencils for jotting down notes questions. Students should have a comfortable place to sit and ample table space to spread out their materials.

Computer requirements

If you wish to use the PowerPoint presentation, you’ll need the following:

·   A Pentium-class or better computer

·   A keyboard and a mouse

·   Windows 98, NT, 2000, or XP

·   A minimum of 32MB of memory or more, depending on your operating system

·   CD-ROM drive

·   A Super-VGA monitor

·   An overhead monitor projector

·   PowerPoint 2000 or later, or PowerPoint Viewer

Classroom requirements

·         Two markers and a whiteboard.

·         Paper and pens or pencils, depending on the number of students.

·         Calculators, depending on the number of students.

·         A set of index cards.

First-time setup instructions

The first time you teach this course, you will need to perform the following steps to set up your computer.

1   Download the PowerPoint presentations for the course to your computer.

a   Connect to

b   Click the link for Financial Management: Basic to display a page of course listings, and then click the link for Financial Management: Basic.

c   Click the link for downloading the PowerPoint files, and follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

Setup instructions for every class

Every time you teach this course, you will need to perform the following steps or reuse the index cards from a previous class:

1   Write accounting terms and mathematical symbol written on index cards. One set of cards needs to have the following terms written on them: “Net Profit or Net Loss”, “Operating Profit”, “Other Revenue”, “Interest Expenses”, and “Income Tax.” On the other set, write the following terms on them: “Earnings Before Income and Taxes”, “Sales”, “Cost of Goods Sold”, “Operating Expenses”, “Dividends”, and “Interest.” In addition, both sets need to have two cards for each of the following symbols: “=”, “+”, “–”, “x”, and “/.” Both sets of cards will be used in Unit 3, Activity A-2, Step 4.


Topic B:   Frequently Asked Questions

There are no frequently asked questions for this course at this time


Topic C:   Course Notes

In the classroom setup section of the Introduction, step 2 of the First-time setup instructions should be disregarded. There are no data downloads needed or available for this course.


Topic D:   Additional Information

There is no additional information for this course at this time