FI 8070 Leading the Finance Function
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Requirements CSP: 1, 2, 6

Co-rerequisite: MBA 8135.
This course addresses the leadership, design, and organization of the finance function in a modern corporation for effectively promoting the development of human capital and firm value. First, an economics-based framework for leading and organizing a finance department is established with a focus on the optimal assignment of decision rights, the design and alignment of incentive and compensation systems, and performance review and evaluation. Next, a bridge is built between economic theory and practice with the use of case studies and guest speakers representing leading corporate organizations.