Applied Finance delves into the financial concepts introduced to learners in the Principles of Finance course. Learners begin the course by reviewing such critical topics as cash flow, the business life cycle, and capital.
Learners review the legal forms of business organization and grasp the pros and cons of business ownership forms. They continue to delve into profit and distinguish this measure of business success from cost and revenue. Learners learn about various financial analysis strategies while they evaluate financial documents. They learn the three most common methods businesses raise capital stocks, bonds, and short-term financing.
EDUCATOR ESSENTIALS emphasizes personalized, learner-centered environments through choice boards, authentic project learning experiences, and diverse representations and perspectives. It provides tools to engage learners in relevant issues and passion projects to spur innovation and deepen career identity.
PLANNING TOOLS provides a guide to course implementation, including scope and sequence, lesson plans, and the culminating project overview.
FOR LEARNERS: This resource encourages and supports students on their learning journey by providing opportunities to deepen their knowledge, feed their passion, build their Future Ready skills, and deepen their career identity through NAF's "Take Charge of Your Learning" framework of REFLECT, STRETCH, INNOVATE, and SHOWCASE.