Corporate Finance

Information Introduction

LAW6101
Section 1, Spring 25

Schedule Information

Enrollment: /64
Credits: 2
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1540-1700 SL258

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, capital markets, market efficiency, cost of capital, capital structure theory and practice, capital budgeting decisions, 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. Grades will be based on assigned problem sets and class participation (30 percent) and the final examination (70 percent).

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Other Work

Students will be required to submit problem sets during the course directly to the instructor (not via EXPO).

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: Students will be enrolled in Accounting concurrent with this course. Students wishing to take Accounting without Corporate Finance (or vice versa) must submit a written waiver from the professor to SRO.

Exclusive With: Students who have completed MORE than one university level corporate finance courses or have practical training in corporate finance are not eligible to enroll in this course unless they obtain instructor permission.

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced via Canvas.

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 spring section of Accounting (LAW 6100) and they will automatically be enrolled in this course. Students who have completed MORE than one university level corporate finance courses or have practical training in corporate finance are not eligible to enroll in the corporate finance course unless they obtain instructor permission. Please read the Accounting course description for complete details. 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.: 125210006

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: No

Waitlist Count: 0

Concentrations: Corporate, Business and Transactional , Economics and Social Science

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