Course Detail

Corporation Finance (35200)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Marciano, Anthony
  • Content
    The course analyzes the major financial decisions made by corporate management. These include the firm's choice of investments (capital budgeting or project valuation), financing (capital structure or debt/equity decision), and dividend policy, as well as other issues such as mergers and acquisitions. The importance of market imperfections such as taxes, incentive problems, and information costs is examined.
  • Prerequisites
    Bus 30000, 33001, 35000, & 41000 (or 41100). A working knowledge of a spreadsheet package is expected. Cannot enroll in BUSN 35200 if BUSN 20410 taken previously.
  • Materials
    The textbook is Brealey and Myers, Principles of Corporate Finance, with some additional readings in the packet. For the first class, read Brealey and Myers, chapters 1-3.
  • Grades
    Based on problem sets, cases, a mid-term and final exam in the following formula: 12% homework + max (48% final + 40% mid-term, 88% final). Bonus points can be earned by superior class participation.
  • Syllabus
  • Summer 2022Section: 35200-81F 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center304In-Person Only
  • Summer 2022Section: 35200-85S 9:00AM-12:00PMGleacher Center304In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: May 5 2022