This paper describes the experiences at SMU in using a financial planning language (specifically, the Interactive Financial Planning System (IFPS)) as the primary computer language taught to MBA's. The language was introduced to extend the students' ability to solve business problems. Experiences with teaching the language, the extent of its use, and the results of a student suvey are discussed.
interactive financial planning system, IFPS, business problems, non-procedural language, instruction, models
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