This course provides an in-depth analysis of corporate finance including asset pricing, risk and return, short- and long-term investment decisions. The material is taught through lectures and problem solving.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:


  1. Describe the scope of finance and financial management, the role of the financial manager, and the Agency Problem
  2. Describe and calculate Present Value,  Opportunity Cost of Capital, Net Present Value and other Investment Criteria
  3. Evaluate commons stocks
  4. Explain and evaluate the concepts Risk and Return
  5. Analyze the relationship between Capital Budgeting and Risk
  6. Solve problems, including the ability to manipulate financial and other numerical data