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1 Welcome to Finance 221 Corporate Finance
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2 The First Day/Week Agenda Course Overview Top 10 List What is finance and corporate finance. The goal of the firm Stock Prices and Intrinsic Value Agency Costs: Conflicts between managers and shareholders (probably disc. section) Different forms of Business Organizations. (disc sect)
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3 Required Class Materials Textbook: Custom version of Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise 5 th ed. by Brigham & Houston with Aplia in bookstores or purchase e-book and Aplia online at aplia.com ($70). I-clicker for class participation Texas Instruments BAII Plus financial calculator Optional: Spring 2007 Fin 221 Course Syllabus book
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4 Important Internet Addresses Course Website: http://www.business.uiuc.edu/~mdyer/fin221.htm Syllabus and Class Notes Solutions to suggested textbook problems via UIUC Compass Textbook website: http://brigham.swlearning.com (choose Brigham and Houston, Concise 5th ed. of Fundamentals of Financial Management)
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5 Contacting Prof. Dyer Office: 328J DKH Telephone: 244-7807 Office Hours: 10:15-noon Monday & Wednesday and 1-3 Thursday e-mail: dyer1@uiuc.edu
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6 The Nitty Gritty Grade Breakdown: 500 total points Exams (400 points from 4 exams worth 100 points each) 25 multiple choice questions worth 4 points each Plus optional final exam to replace. 100 points from online Aplia assignments, class participation and investment project
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7 Aplia Online Assignments (70 points) 17 assignments consisting of graded assignments for each chapter (Chapter # title II) and 4 assessment review assignments (basic math, calculator, accounting, 7 statistics). See details and due dates on Assignments & Projects page of the course website. First two assignments: Chapter 1 II and
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2009 for the course FIN 221 taught by Professor Dyer during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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