|The purpose of this course is to provide you with an understanding of major decisions made by corporate financial managers and familiarize you with the tools used to make these decisions. The first part of the course covers methods used to value investment projects. Particular attention will be given to the methods of weighted-average cost of capital (WACC), and adjusted present value (APV). The next part of the course focuses on issues of corporate financial structure. The focus will be on the choice of financing through equity, debt and other types of securities and on payout policies through dividends.|
|Berk and DeMarzo, Corporate Finance; CoursePack. The syllabus will be posted on Chalk. Please read the syllabus and do the assigned readings before the first class.|
|Based on cases, a mid-term examination, a final examination, and class participation. Cannot be taken pass/fail. No auditors. No non-Booth students.|
|Business 30000, 33001, 35000 (strict), and 41000 or 41100. Business 35000 is a strict prerequisite and cannot be taken concurrently.
Description and/or course criteria last updated: 03/07/2013
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