FI 8300 Advanced Corporate Finance
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FI 8000
Requirements CSP: 1, 2, 6
Description

This course develops a framework and tools for analyzing corporate investment and financing decisions. Students become familiar with the cutting-edge techniques for evaluating capital investments, the central issues in capital structure and dividend policy decisions, and the interaction between financing and investment decisions. Techniques covered provide the tools necessary to evaluate strategic investments in technology, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and research and development. Skills are developed for the valuation of firms in traditional and new technology industries as well as security offerings such as initial public offerings. Reliance is placed on a variety of pedagogical vehicles including problem solving, case studies, lectures, and group projects.