Course Catalog and Schedule



Finance I (FINC-430-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:

This course counts toward the following majors: Analytical Finance, Finance

This course studies the effects of time and uncertainty on decision making. Topics include discounted cash flow valuation, stock and bond valuation, the term structure of interest rates, bond duration, capital budgeting under certainty and uncertainty, portfolio theory, asset pricing models and efficient markets.

The prerequisite for this course is knowledge of probability and statistics through linear regression. This requirement may be satisfied with either (i) prior or concurrent registration in Decision Sciences 434, (ii) sufficient previous course work in statistics. Familiarity with basic financial accounting (Accounting 430) and microeconomics (Managerial Economics 430) is recommended.

To qualify for a Finance I (FINC-430) waiver, you must have passed a comparable course with a grade of A. The type and level of material covered in the course are represented by chapters 1-13 and 23 of the text by Brealey and Myers, Principles of Corporate Finance. You need not request a Finance I waiver to enroll in FINC-440 (Turbo). To help you decide whether you should waive Finance I, take the self-assessment test online at www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/finance/curriculum/finance1waiver.htm.

Prerequisites:
None

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-430-0 Finance I 61 1 Braun, Phillip Mon/Thu 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (160) N Tuesday Dec. 10 @ 3:30 - 6:30pm Rm 101, 1246
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-430-0 Finance I 62 1 Braun, Phillip Mon/Thu 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (160) N Tuesday Dec. 10 @ 3:30 - 6:30pm Rm 101, 1246
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-430-0 Finance I 63 1 Cieslak, Anna Tue/Fri 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (101) N Tuesday Dec. 10 @ 3:30 - 6:30 Rm. 160 & Friday Dec. 13 @ 3:30 - 6:30pm Rm 160, 101
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-430-0 Finance I 64 1 Cieslak, Anna Tue/Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (101) N Tuesday Dec. 10 @ 3:30 - 6:30 Rm. 160 & Friday Dec. 13 @ 3:30 - 6:30pm Rm 160, 101
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-430-0 Finance I 71 1 Cieslak, Anna Mon 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (305) N
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-430-0 Finance I 72 1 Thompson, Timothy Wed 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (350) N
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 62 1 Kueng, Lorenz Mon/Thu 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G45) N Multiple times available 3/15/14 - 3/18/14. Register here by 3/5/14
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 63 1 Braun, Phillip Mon/Thu 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G05) N Multiple times available 3/15/14 - 3/18/14. Register here by 3/5/14
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 64 1 Chopra, Navin Mon/Thu 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G05) N Multiple times available 3/15/14 - 3/18/14. Register here by 3/5/14
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 65 1 Weller, Brian Tue/Fri 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G27) N Multiple times available 3/15/14 - 3/18/14. Register here by 3/5/14
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 71 1 Weller, Brian Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (347) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 71 1 Thompson, Timothy Mon 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (105) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 76 1 Braun, Phillip Sat 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM Chicago Wieboldt (350) Y
2013-2014 Summer 2014 FINC-430-0 Finance I 71 1 Ofer, Aharon Wed 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (TBD) N