MGT 180 Business Finance (4 units)

Course Description

Prerequisites: ECON100A or ECON120A

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts in corporate finance. Topics include discounted cash flow, capital budgeting, bond and stock valuation, portfolio theory, market efficiency, the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), the determinants of capital structure and options. We will seek a balance between theoretical paradigms, the empirical facts, and their applicability to real world issues. Emphasis will be placed on general principles and problem solving.