The overall objective of this course is to develop your interest in, and exposure to, the principles and applications of finance in the field of agribusiness through class lectures and discussions, problem exercises, exams, and guest lectures. The specific objectives of the course are:
- to further develop your understanding of financial statements and ability to analyze the financial condition and performance of a business,
- to develop your analytical capacity and skills for evaluating investment, financing, and risk management decisions, and
- to familiarize you with the financial markets and credit institutions that serve agriculture.