FI 4300 Advanced Corporate Finance
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FI 4000
Requirements Must meet RCB upper division course requirements and 45 semester hours
Description

This course develops a framework for analyzing corporate investment and financial decisions facing financial managers and introduces students to the tools to make such decisions. Students are introduced to the central issues in capital structure and dividend policy decisions and the interaction between financing and investment decisions. Techniques are introduced for evaluating strategic investments in technology, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and research and development. They also form the basis for the valuation of firms in traditional and new-technology industries and security offerings such as initial public offerings. A variety of pedagogical vehicles are used including problem solving, case studies, lectures, and group projects.