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Ch 4: MTTC: Financial Planning & Markets

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Watch these video lessons on financial planning and markets. Our engaging videos and self-assessment quizzes help you prepare for related questions on the MTTC Business, Management, Marketing and Technology test.

MTTC: Financial Planning & Markets - Chapter Summary

Let our instructors help you review the concepts and key terms of financial planning and markets. The lessons in this chapter cover the following:

  • A financial manager's role and responsibilities
  • The process of financial planning
  • Financial controls used in organizations
  • Four major types of budget controls
  • Investment banking and securities markets
  • Impact of indicators on market conditions
  • Debt capital compared to equity capital
  • Raising capital by selling stock
  • Sources of short- and long-term financing

These video lessons offer a convenient, time-effective way to prepare for your MTTC test. The lessons are short, only about 5-10 minutes long each, and can be watched anywhere, anytime on your laptop or mobile device. Lesson transcripts provide an additional method to study these business topics.

MTTC: Financial Planning & Markets - Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Business, Management, Marketing and Technology test assesses the knowledge and skills necessary to teach these subjects in the state of Michigan. The test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions.

The test questions are divided evenly among four content subareas. Both the business and management subareas include questions on financial planning and markets. Take our multiple-choice quizzes and chapter exam as a means to practice answering these types of questions in the format you will find on the test.

10 Lessons in Chapter 4: MTTC: Financial Planning & Markets
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The Role and Responsibilities of Financial Managers

1. The Role and Responsibilities of Financial Managers

Financial managers play a pivotal role in the success of companies. In this lesson, you'll learn about the duties and responsibilities of financial managers. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

The Financial Planning Process

2. The Financial Planning Process

Financial planning is essential for the success of any business. In this lesson, you'll learn about the financial planning process that businesses perform, including preparation of a master budget, capital budget and cash budget.

Financial Controls in Organizations

3. Financial Controls in Organizations

Organizations have to deal with a lot of money. How do they keep it all straight? In this lesson, we're going to explore the concept of financial controls and see how these can be used to help organizations manage their resources.

Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting

4. Budget Controls: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, Zero-Based & Flexible Budgeting

In this lesson, we will explain the purpose of budget controls and explore several key related concepts including top-down budgeting, bottom-up budgeting, zero-based budgeting and flexible budgeting.

Securities Markets and Investment Bankers

5. Securities Markets and Investment Bankers

Securities markets and investment banks provide opportunities for companies to obtain capital and people to make investments to increase their wealth. In this lesson, you'll learn about securities markets and the players involved.

How Indicators Influence Market Conditions

6. How Indicators Influence Market Conditions

The stock market offers an opportunity for investors to accumulate a significant degree of wealth. Investors often use tools called indicators to help them make investment decisions. In this lesson, you'll learn about these tools.

Debt Capital Vs Equity Capital

7. Debt Capital Vs Equity Capital

Sufficient capital is essential for starting, maintaining and growing a business. In this lesson, you'll learn how a corporation can raise capital through equity and debt. You'll also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.

Selling Stock to Raise Capital

8. Selling Stock to Raise Capital

One method a business can use to raise funds is selling stock to potential investors. In this lesson, you'll learn about raising capital through the sale of stock, including its advantages and disadvantages.

Sources of Short-Term Financing

9. Sources of Short-Term Financing

Companies often need to utilize financing to cover shortfalls in cash flow. In this lesson, you'll learn about sources of short-term financing available to companies including trade credit, lines of credit, bank loans and credit cards.

Sources of Long-Term Financing

10. Sources of Long-Term Financing

Some businesses require a large amount of capital to get off the ground or expand. In this lesson, you'll learn about sources of long-term financing, including commercial loans, selling equity and issuing debt.

Chapter Practice Exam
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