Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section

Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section

Professor Bala Dharan
Fall 2020 course
T, W, Th, F 1:00pm - 4:00pm
1 classroom credit

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule

This 1-unit course is designed to provide students with no prior coursework in finance an introduction to core concepts and calculations of corporate finance. This section of the course will meet over four days in the week prior to the start of the upper-level fall term classes so that students can quickly equip themselves with an understanding of the basic concepts and procedures of corporate finance. Starting with a brief introduction to the use of Microsoft Excel for finance calculations, the following topics will be introduced: time value of money, discounted cash flow methodology, analysis of investment decisions, concept of risk and return, capital asset pricing model, market efficiency, cost of equity, and weighted average cost of capital.

The course will be graded on a Credit/Fail basis.

Note: This course takes place before the official start of term. It will meet Tuesday, September 1st through Friday, September 4th, followed by an exam given during the first week of classes.

Drop Deadline: September 1, 2020 by 11:59 pm est

Cross registration is not available for this course.

Textbook(s): 
Custom print book: Introduction to Finance Concepts
ISBN: 1307611796
ISBN-13: 9781307611793
Order the print book from the following URL: http://shop.mheducation.com/mhshop/connect/productDetails?isbn=1266328297
The ordering page will describe the book as “FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE FINANCE STANDARD EDITION, 10th edition”

Custom ebook name: Introduction to Finance Concepts
ISBN-10: 130761180X
ISBN-13: 9781307611809
These books can be ordered by students from: https://create.mheducation.com/shop/

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, Procedure & Practice