BUS 690F - Contemporary Issues - Finance: Financial Planning Theory and Practice

  • 1 credit
  • Online

This course focuses on the following topics: time value of money, personal financial statements, analysis of current financial position, retirement plans, government sponsored benefits and education planning. Additional topics will include: economic factors affecting financial planning decisions, ethics, and the financial planning process. The course is designed to meet part of the education requirements for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ certification.

This course can be applied towards:


Admission to a master’s program in Business.

Important Information

Active-duty military, spouses of active military personnel, veterans, federal, and state employees must contact the MBA Advisors to receive the tuition reduction code prior to registering. Students must be admitted to the MBA Program to receive this discount. Reduction of tuition will not be given if you do not provide the appropriate code at the time of registration. Call (970) 491-2865 or email mbaadvisor@business.colostate.edu

Textbooks and Materials

A list of required textbooks is posted on the MBA Resource Guide approximately 4 weeks prior to the beginning of class. See http://mbaresources.biz.colostate.edu/TextbookLibrary/Pages/TextbookListing.aspx.