Syllabus: Corporate Finance and Business Journal/newspaper Article

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BUSI K4003 Corporate Finance Syllabus Summer 2012, (Summer Q) Instructor: Brendan Mallee bm2115@columbia.edu 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…show more content…
It is essential to the academic integrity and vitality of this community that individuals do their own work and properly acknowledge the circumstances, ideas, sources and assistance upon which that work is based. Academic honesty in class assignments and exams is expected of all students at all times. SCE holds each member of its community responsible for understanding and abiding by the SCE Academic Integrity and Community Standards at: http://ce.columbia.edu/node/217. You are required to read these standards within the first few days of class. Ignorance of the School 's policy concerning academic dishonesty shall not be a defense in any disciplinary proceedings. 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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