Syllabus for UGBA 103 – Spring 2012
UGBA 103, Introduction to Finance – Spring 2012
Professor Marcus M. Opp (
Mondays: 2.30 pm – 3.30pm in F647
Mon and Wed, 11:10 am – 12:30pm, F295 (Andersen Auditorium), Section 1
Mon and Wed, 12:40 pm – 02:00pm, F295 (Andersen Auditorium), Section 2
Brian Ayash (
OH: Thursday, 3:30pm-5:00pm, F621)
Rachita Gullapalli (
OH: Friday, 12:30pm-2:00pm, F621)
Brian Johnson (
OH: Tuesday, 11:00am-12.30pm, F621)
Glenda Oskar (
OH: Monday, 9:30am-11am
Tomas Reyes (
OH: Friday, 9:30am-11am, F621)
class reps 01:
Rosa Huh (
Shohei Narron (
Chang-Min (Kevin) Park (
Kevin Wang (
class reps 02:
Richard Berwick (
Han Chang (
Alan Cheng (
Jason Lim (
Christine To (
Sections are a good time for students to get help with problem sets, review course concepts, and ask
questions in a relaxed environment. The first section is on
Friday, January 27, 2012.
This is an introductory course in finance.
Students learn how to value assets and businesses given
forecasts of future cash flows.
The course also concentrates on the risk characteristics of different asset
classes. The first part of the course focuses on stocks, bonds and interest rates.
The second part of the
course deals with measuring and pricing risk.
The third part of the course introduces students to
The final part of the course introduces students to derivative instruments.
This course will
combine the theoretical underpinnings of finance with real-world examples, including several case