This course explores: the role and functions of a corporate financial manager; financial forecasting, planning, and budgeting; security valuation, cost of capital, and capital budgeting; net working capital management; international finance; ethics in finance; long-term debt and leasing; dividend policy; mergers and acquisitions; stakeholders' considerations; EVA (Economic Value Added) and MVA (Market Value Added), CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model). There is a required research project.
Prerequisite: FIN 6003
Course offers an in-depth exploration of selected financial issues affecting business. The primary focus of the course will vary from offering to offering; thus the course may be taken more than once. There is a required research project.
Note: Students are limited to a maximum of six (6) hours of special topics credit.