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FINA 111 Financial Management
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1 Spring 2009 Agenda ± Getting to know the course instructors and teaching assistants ± Explaining what you will learn in this course and the course structure ± Beginning our first lecture
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2 Spring 2009 About us ± Professor Lynn Pi Office: Room 2456 (lifts 25-26) Email: [email protected] ± Professor Somanath V.S. Office: Room 2391 (lifts 17-18) Email: [email protected]
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3 Spring 2009 Lynn Pi 卞淩 ± Education : ² PhD (Finance, Georgia State U) ² BBA (Marketing, Central State U) ± Academic Experience: ² California State U at Hayward, Georgia State U, HKUST, OUHK ± Professional Experience: ² Academic Director of MBA Program ² Head of executive training and management consultancy ² Executive Director of Certification for CFP CM in HK
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4 Spring 2009 V S Somanath ± Ph.D (New York University) ± M.Phil (New York University) ± MBA (New York University) ± Previous FINA 111 teaching experience: ² Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA ² San Francisco State University, USA ± BBA level Finance courses taught: ² Corporate Finance ² International Financial Management
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5 Spring 2009 V S Somanath ± Previous MBA level Finance teaching experience: ² Pace University, New York, USA ² Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA ² San Francisco State University, USA ² Oklahoma City University, USA ² Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, China ² Amrita University, India ± MBA level Finance courses taught: ² Corporate Finance ² Investments ² International Financial Management ² Fixed Income Securities ² Derivatives ² Money and Capital Markets
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6 Spring 2009 Teaching Assistants ± Ms. Stella Lien [email protected] ± Ms. Alice Chan [email protected] ± Mr. Benson Leung [email protected] ± Office: 3392 (lifts 17-18) ± Phone: 2358 7674 ± Office hours: Thur 2:00pm – 4:00pm and by appointment
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7 Spring 2009 News on Bloomberg PetroChina Plans to Maintain Oil Exploration Spending (Update2) July 31 (Bloomberg) – ± PetroChina Co. , the world's second- biggest company by market value , will maintain spending on oil exploration to gain from rising demand and record crude prices. ± “Next year's exploration budget will be similar to 2008's levels,” President Zhou Jiping said in Beijing today after a meeting with shareholders to approve a bond sale of as much as 60 billion yuan ( $8.8 billion ). ± Benchmark New York oil prices have gained 62 percent in the past year, reaching a record $147.27 a barrel on July 11, spurring investments in new fields. PetroChina aims to spend 132.3 billion yuan on exploration and production , its 2007 annual report shows. BP Plc said yesterday it plans capital spending of $22 billion this year, excluding acquisitions.
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8 Spring 2009 News on Bloomberg (Cont’d) ± “Non-core” business spending will be cut by 20.7 billion yuan this year, Zhou said today, without elaborating. Parent China National Petroleum Corp. plans to reduce 5 percent of its workforce over
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