Fall11_syllabus - Corporate Finance FIN 3610 CUNY/Baruch...

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Corporate Finance FIN 3610 CUNY/Baruch College Prof. Sonali Hazarika Fall 2011 Office: 10-252, Vertical Campus Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2.30 – 3.30 pm and by appointment Email: [email protected] [email protected] Course Objectives This course introduces students to the fundamental financial issues of the corporation. It covers basic concepts of debt and equity sources of financing and valuation; capital budgeting methods; cash flow forecasting and risk analysis; and the cost of capital. It introduces students to the process of securities issuance and techniques of financial planning and forecasting. The primary objective of the course is to provide students with a firm foundation in the principles of corporate finance through conceptual learning and problem-solving and reinforcing your learning experience by practicing exercises and problem sets outside the classroom in your own study time. Course Prerequisite FIN 3000 – Principles of Finance Prerequisites of Finance 3000 include: 1. Statistics 2000 - Business Statistics I 2. Accounting 2101 (formerly Accounting 1101) - Principles of Accounting Required Textbook Text (RWJ for short): Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield and Bradford D. Jordan, ‘ Fundamentals of Corporate Finance ’, alternate 9 th edition, Irwin/McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Financial Calculator : ‘Texas Instruments BA II Plus’ Financial Calculator (you will be seriously disadvantaged if you do not have one) Course Objectives and Learning Goals The course has several objectives. One is to provide students with solid competence in valuation principles and techniques, including valuations of capital investments as well as financial securities. Another is to provide students with a clear understanding of why and how corporations issue financial securities, and how their values are determined in financial markets. Finally, students will draw implications of key advances in financial theory for corporate financial management. This knowledge helps students develop business knowledge and integrative abilities, as well as proficiency in a single discipline. In this course, students are introduced to analytical and technological skills needed in finance.
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Fall11_syllabus - Corporate Finance FIN 3610 CUNY/Baruch...

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