FINA6321 Corporate Finance & Strategy

Course Description

Foundational concept of modern corporate finance. Course topics include capital budgeting and long-term financing. Capital budgeting concerns application of valuation methods to long-term investment decisions by the company.

This course is designed to provide intermediate-level understanding of corporate finance, including building on concepts such as evaluating the financial performance of a firm, financial forecasting, financial instruments and markets, discounted cash-flow models, advanced financing decisions, CAPM, capital budgeting and business/project valuation, dividend irrelevance, and private company valuation.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: FINA6320

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students should be able to:
  • Analyze and calculate financing from both the debt and equity side of a corporate structure.
  • Calculate cost of capital for both public and private firms.
  • Calculate viability capital structure choices.
  • Value stocks, bonds, projects, and firms.