Course Catalog and Schedule



Financial Decisions (FINC-442-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:

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

This course uses case studies to enhance the student's understanding of managerial financial decision making, specifically investment and financing decisions. Topics include short- and long-term financing, capital structure and dividend decisions, cost of capital, capital budgeting, firm valuation, financial and operational restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions. The course emphasizes the basic principles of corporate finance and is sufficiently general so as to be of interest to all students. The course provides students with the opportunity to apply the concepts and theories developed in other finance courses. At its most fundamental level, the course attempts to improve problem-solving skills: problem definition, gathering and organizing the relevant information, developing feasible alternative courses of action, evaluating alternative choices, and recommending and defending the best course of action.

Prerequisites:
All Students: ( FINC-430-0 AND FINC-441-0 ) OR FINC-440-0

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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-442-0 Financial Decisions 31 1 Raviv, Artur Mon 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (107) N
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 61 1 Raviv, Artur Tue/Fri 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (G42) N
2013-2014 Fall 2013 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 62 1 Raviv, Artur Tue/Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G42) N
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 61 1 Benmelech, Efraim Mon/Thu 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (G42) Y
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 62 1 Benmelech, Efraim Mon/Thu 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G42) Y
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 63 1 Thompson, Timothy Tue/Fri 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (G42) N
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 64 1 Thompson, Timothy Tue/Fri 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G42) N
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 71 1 Iverson, Benjamin Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (207) N
2013-2014 Winter 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 76 1 Thompson, Timothy Sat 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM Chicago Wieboldt (105) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 31 1 Fishman, Michael J. Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (150) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 61 1 Thompson, Timothy Mon/Thu 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Evanston Jacobs (G42) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 62 1 Iverson, Benjamin Mon/Thu 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G42) N
2013-2014 Summer 2014 FINC-442-0 Financial Decisions 71 1 Thompson, Timothy Mon 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Jacobs (TBD) N