Paul H Malatesta
Case problems in corporate financial management. Includes cases on management of current assets, obtaining short-term loans, raising long-term capital, capital budgeting, and dividend policy. The management point of view is stressed. Prerequisite: FIN 350; either B ECON 300 or ECON 300. Offered: WSp.
This course stresses the application of finance theory and methods to real business situations. Students will study problems of financial planning, capital structure, cost of capital, capital investment decisions, and corporate acquisitions.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Case study and discussion.
Finance 350 and basic accounting are prerequisites for Finance 450. Understand fundamental accounting principles and finance theory before taking this course.
Class assignments and grading
Reading: case studies and supplementary textbook assignments Exams: midterm and final Other: written homework assignments
Exams: 55% Homework: 25% Class participation: 20%