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Syllabus: Fin 819, Instructor: Mr. George Li Office: DCT 582 (Downtown); BUS 315 (Main campus) E-mail: li123456@sfsu.edu Web: http://online.sfsu.edu/~li123456 Office Hours: Monday 10:30 – 12:30 p.m. at DTC 582 (downtown campus) Thursday 10:30 – 12:30 p.m. at BUS 315 (main campus) Class time: Monday 2-4:45 p.m. section 1: 6:30-9:15 p.m. for section 2 Class room: DTC 557 Course Overview This is an advanced course in financial management. The objective of this course is to help students to learn tools and concepts about how to make financial decisions such as capital budgeting and financing. Topics include the valuation of financial and real assets, risk and returns, capital budgeting and capital structure. Ethical and environmental issues in Finance Ethical and environmental issues While we follow the principles of Finance to deal with financial problems, we also have to consider the ethical and environmental issues. Prerequisite BUS 785 with a grade of at least B- or the waiver of BUS 785. It is the business school’s policy that all the students taking this course must satisfy this prerequisite requirement. If you haven’t taken these prerequisite courses, please drop the course as soon as possible so that the students on the waiting list can enroll in this course. Required textbook Principles of Corporate Finance, 9 th Edition, by Richard A. Brealy and Stewart C. Myers, published by Irwin McGraw-Hill. This book is used mainly for the background review purpose. Reading You are expected to do the assigned background readings. Some topics that are very important may be covered in class. However, time does not allow all topics to be covered. Therefore, the readings are necessary. Team Projects There are two team projects but four case-write-ups. Each team will have 3 to 4 students so that we have 6 teams in this class. A team project is the presentation of a case. For each of the four cases to be studied in this course, every team must submit a written report. For each case, three teams will be assigned to present. All team members will receive the same score unless there is a “free-rider” problem. Since a team project is a
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case study of a real-world situation problem, it is expected that completing a project will require some serious effort. The writing report for a project
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