Introduction to Corporate Finance Concepts 3-Week Section

Introduction to Corporate Finance Concepts 3-Week Section

Professor Bala Dharan
Fall 2013 course
M, T 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 1019
1 classroom credit

This 1-unit course is designed to provide students with no prior course work in finance an introduction to core concepts of corporate finance. The course will meet over the first three weeks of the term so that students can equip themselves with an understanding of the basic concepts and terminology of corporate finance before taking courses such as Corporations.

The following topics will be introduced: time value of money, discounted cash flow analysis for investment decisions and valuation of securities, market efficiency concept and implications, basic asset pricing models and beta as a measure of risk, cost of capital, and introduction to basic financial statements.

The course will be graded on a Pass-Fail basis.

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