Financial policy topics of capital projects as real options, cost of capital, capital structure, firm valuation, and merger and acquisition, and project finance are explored in this course. Theories and methods of corporate financial management are applied to complex cases. Students are expected to learn how to read and analyze a corporate financial policy and be able to communicate those policies effectively to their teams in an organization. This is a required course for the MBA degree.
- Develop capacity to understand and apply, in real world scenarios, the techniques developed in corporate finance
- Develop the understanding of seeing corporate finance from the management perspective
- Use a financial calculator, spreadsheets, and other tools as needed to work with and develop corporate finance
- Understand capital structure, derivative assets, and contingent claims on assets
- Develop skills in analyzing corporate behavior in capital markets
- Become knowledgeable in evaluating different management decisions
Prerequisite: RU 6101, RU 6104
Contact hours: 45
Lecture hours: 40
Lab hours: 5
Faculty office hours: faculty is available outside class hours by appointment, via email, and at scheduled times.
Advising: faculty and career counselors are available to assist students with their career directions and questions.