Syllabus: Corporate Finance and Business Journal/newspaper Article

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BUSI K4003 Corporate Finance Syllabus
Summer 2012, (Summer Q)

Instructor: Brendan Mallee Class Time/Location: July 2nd – August 8th MW 6:10-9:30pm / Hamilton Hall 516

Course Description:
This course examines important issues in corporate finance from the perspective of financial managers who are responsible for making significant investment and financing decisions. The course is designed to develop critical corporate finance skills including: financial statement analysis, time value of money, valuation of stocks and bonds, net present value, risk adjusted return, opportunity cost of capital, capital budgeting and planning, company valuation and M&A. At the end of this course students will
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Schedule (subject to revisions as needed):

Unit | Dates | Topic | Readings | Assignments Due | 1 | Monday July 2 | Introduction to the CourseGoals and Governance of the Firm - "Value Maximization"Introduction to Financial Statements | | | 2 | Friday July 6 | Financial Statement Analysis Measuring Corporate Performance | Fundamentalspages: 2-26;52-110Chapters 1: Goals & GovernanceChapter 3: Accounting & FinanceChapter 4: Measuring Corporate Performance | DUE: Register for Wall Street Survivor Problem Set 1 - Financial Statements | 3 | MondayJuly 9 | Time Value of
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