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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Personal Finance for Business and Professional Leaders, Module 2--Cash Management


Second module of five module program. Active involvement in the course will provide critical personal finance skills vital in life for financial stability and success. This course is especially useful for mature students with business and professional experience who have a desire to learn about cash management including types of financial institutions, using, determining the cost of and choosing a source of credit, making smart purchases of consumer items, determining your housing needs, renting vs. owning, and understanding mortgages. By covering such topics as Cash Management, Savings and Payment Accounts, Consumer Borrowing and Credit, Purchasing Strategies, Warranties, Housing Decisions and Mortgage Strategies, students will gain a foundation for making sound personal financial decisions useful for the rest of your life. You may take this course alone or with any or all of the five modules in the course. There are no prerequisites.
Course Details

Winter 2021

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 16, 2021
Thomas Mihok
Base Cost: $900 ($900/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Dec 07, 2020
End date: Jan 16, 2021
Last day to add: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to drop: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to withdraw: Dec 31, 2020