2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 05, 2023  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MGMT 240 - Corporate Finance

This course is an introduction to the basic concepts, principles, and analytical techniques of corporate finance. The goal of the course is to help the student understand financial markets and decisions made by financial managers. Topics covered in this course include the time-value of money, valuation of corporate securities, valuation of corporate investments, market efficiency, risk and return, capital structure and corporate governance. The course focuses on the more practical application of these topics, although important theories and models are to be introduced to explain why the practical applications make sense. The student will also learn international differences in corporate finance as well as how to make simple personal finance decisions.

Most of the topics covered are based on quantitative analyses. The student is expected to be competent in basic arithmetic and algebra in order to do well in the course.

Prerequisites: MGMT 100 , MGMT 101 ; MGMT 110 ; ECON 010  ; ECON 160  or PSYC 105 ; juniors and seniors only.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year