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HA 8550 Healthcare Planning and Financial Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites HA 8160 or HA 8190 and MBA 8135
Description

This course is designed to integrate and apply knowledge, concepts, and methods in financial management to the ongoing operation and planning for healthcare organizations. The course builds upon an operational knowledge of financial management theory, concepts, and methods. Students have the opportunity to apply these ideas to “real-world” healthcare business cases and use spreadsheet analyses to make financial and operational decisions. Topics covered include financial and operational analysis of healthcare entities, cost accounting, financial forecasting, time value analysis, financial risk concepts, debt and equity financing, capital acquisition and structure decisions, capital budgeting and project risk assessment.