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BSAD 181 – Intermediate Financial Mgmt

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: Examines key areas of financial decision making. With cases and problems, issues such as capital budgeting, leasing, mergers, and acquisitions examined. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Junior standing.

Section Description: This course will focus on corporate financial theory and practice. At the outset, the course will review the CAPM and cost of capital (WACC) concepts. A major focus of the first module and the overall course will be on the valuation of equity securities in the presence of debt, leading to the development and application of the discounted cash flow (DCF) and relative valuation methodologies. The second module will examine the effect of information on value, the valuation consequences of corporate policies including dividend policy, and the capital raising process including initial and seasoned equity offerings. Course concepts will frequently be illustrated with articles from practitioner-orientated investments websites and business articles.

CRN: 90249

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 54/55

Days Time Location
TR 11:40 - 12:55 KALKIN BUILDING 007

Instructor(s): Andrew Prevost

Meeting Dates: 26 Aug 2019 - 06 Dec 2019