Corporate Finance

Information Introduction

Section 1, Spring 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: /64
Credits: 2
Days Time Room Start Date End Date






1130-1250 WB154

Course Description

This course takes a financial and economic perspective of the corporation. The central theme is understanding the sources of value for the firm from the perspective of the manager who must make financing choices (sources of funds) and investment choices (uses of funds) to maximize the value of the firm. The major topics of the course include: time value of money, discounted cash-flow analysis, risk and the value of diversification, market efficiency, cost of capital, capital structure theory and practice, capital budgeting decisions, option theory, and firm valuation. The course covers topics taught in the core finance course of most major MBA programs. Students will be responsible for handing in problem sets.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at and of semester.

Other Work

Students will be responsible for handing in problem sets via Canvas. Grades will be based on assigned problem sets and class participation (30 percent) and the final examination (70 percent).

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: Students will be enrolled in Accountnig concurrent with this course. Students wishing to take Accounting without Corporate Finance (or vice versa) because of prior coursework or experience with one but not the other must submit a written waiver from the professor to SRO.

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: This course is the second half of the semester-long two-course sequence of Accounting and Corporate Finance. To enroll in this course, students must enroll in the section of Accounting and they will automatically be enrolled in this course. Students who have completed MORE THAN ONE university level corporate finance courses or have significant practical training in corporate finance are not eligible to enroll in the corporate finance course unless they obtain instructor permission. Students will be required to submit problem sets during the course.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124217786

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Concentrations: Business Organization and Finance

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Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 28, 11:59 PM

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