BRIEF COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND

  LINKS AMONG MBA COURSES
FINANCE CORE

•   Present Value
•   Equity and Bond Valuation and Capital Budgeting Under Certainty
•   Risk, Diversificat...
FINANCE CORE




          CORPORATE
           FINANCE                                             INTERNATIONAL         ...
INVESTMENTS



    PREREQ: FIN●CORE              PREREQ: FIN●CORE            PREREQ: FIN●CORE              PREREQ: FIN●COR...
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE



                                          PREREQ: FIN●CORE

                                     ...
VENTURE CAPITAL




               PREREQ: FIN•CORE                                               PREREQ: FIN•CORE

      ...
SUGGESTED MBA ELECTIVE COURSES BY CAREER INTERESTS



Career Interest                Essential Courses         Recommended...
BRIEF COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND

  LINKS AMONG BBA COURSES
F300: FINANCIAL MANAGMENT



•   Framework for rational decision making by financial managers
•   Application of financial...
F300




 CORPORATE                INVESTMENTS              INTERNATIONAL                 VENTURE             REAL
  FINAN...
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE




     PREREQ: F300 or IB310

     F319:
     INTERNATIONAL
     FINANCE

 •    Fundamentals of
  ...
REAL ESTATE



          PREREQ: F300         PREREQ: One prior RE course             PREREQ: F300                  PREREQ...
VENTURE CAPITAL




           PREREQ: F300

    F325: Venture Capital
          Finance

•    Organizational and governan...
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  1. 1. BRIEF COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND LINKS AMONG MBA COURSES
  2. 2. FINANCE CORE • Present Value • Equity and Bond Valuation and Capital Budgeting Under Certainty • Risk, Diversification and the Capital Asset Pricing Model • Capital Budgeting and Risk • Capital Structure Irrelevance and Tradeoffs • Basis of international financial management
  3. 3. FINANCE CORE CORPORATE FINANCE INTERNATIONAL VENTURE REAL INVESTMENTS AND FINANCE CAPITAL ESTATE BANKING CORPORATE FINANCE AND BANKING PREREQ: FIN●CORE PREREQ: FIN●CORE PREREQ: FIN●CORE PREREQ: FIN●CORE F621: F630: F631: F615: CORPORATE CORPORATE BANKING AND VALUATION FINANCE CONTROL FINANCIAL POLICY INSTITUTIONS • How to value • Optimal capital structure • Corporate financial assets and financial instruments governance • Introduction to • Capital budgeting • Corporate payout policy • Bidding for targets financial services • Valuation in Mergers • Impact of taxes, agency • Auctions • Commercial and and Acquisitions costs and asymmetric • Structuring M&A investment banking (M&A) information on corporate transactions • Credit analysis and • Designing resource- financial decisions risk management allocation systems and • Raising external capital • E-banking managing asset side of and managing liability balance sheet side of balance sheet, including financial distress and bankruptcy PREREQ: F631 PREREQ: F615 & F621 CO-PREREQ: F622 F632: OFF-BALANCE F647: PREREQ: F580 & F621 SHEET CORP. FIN. Co-PREREQ: F647 BANKING STRATEGY F622: • Joint determination of business CORP. FIN. ENGIN. • Off-balance sheet contingent growth/strategy and fin. strategy • Corporate investments and risk claims in banking- -standby • Valuing real (strategic) options management L/CS, loan commitments and • Joint determination of fin. strategy • Security design and financial swaps and capital structure innovation • Securitization: mortgages and • Divestitures, spin-offs and LBOs • Use of advanced financial contracts CMOs (options, convertibles, etc.) in • Deposit insurance implementing financial strategy • Bank regulation • Case studies on financial engineering
  4. 4. INVESTMENTS PREREQ: FIN●CORE PREREQ: FIN●CORE PREREQ: FIN●CORE PREREQ: FIN●CORE F580: F608: F609: F640: OPTIONS & CAPITAL FIXED FINANCIAL FUTURES IN MARKETS & INCOME TRADING CORP. INVEST. INVESTMENTS DECISION STRATEGIES MAKING • Basics of bond • Types of orders in pricing and yields financial markets: • The risk-return • Term structure of market, limit, etc. • Introduction to risk relationship and the interest rates and • Market structures: management concepts pricing of equity bond portfolio NYSE, NASDAQ, • Binomial Option contracts management etc. Pricing Model • Portfolio • Interest rate risk • Determinants of bid- • Black-scholes option diversification and management ask spreads pricing model optimal portfolio concepts- -duration, • Trading simulations • Futures and forward • Equity valuation convexity, etc. contracts models • Interest Rate Swaps • Portfolio management and mortgage-backed and portfolio securities insurance PREREQ: F580 ACC/FIN 335: F618: FINANCIAL DERIVATIVE ANALYSIS AND INSTRUMENTS PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT • Advanced concepts in • Active portfolio derivatives- -options, management futures and swaps • Benchmark risk and return • Options and • Construction of optimal dividends portfolios • Index, currency and futures options • Credit derivatives exotic options, and value at risk
  5. 5. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE PREREQ: FIN●CORE F612: PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE • Impact of international finance on business decisions • The links between spot and forward currency exchange rates, interest rates, inflation, capital flows, economic growth and government policy • Currency crises and Central Bank interventions • Exchange rate determination and PREREQ: F614 forecasting F627: PREREQ: F612 EVALUATION AND FINANCING F614: GLOBAL MANAGING PROJECTS INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIOS • Corporate strategy and foreign (INTERNATIONAL direct investment FIN. MARKETS) • International Capital Budgeting • Financing foreign operations • Various case studies dealing • Assessing currency risk with foreign investment projects exposure and implications for international investment, financing and risk management decisions • Currency forwards and futures PREREQ: F614 contracts • Currency options and swaps F628: • International investment and MULTINATIONAL financing decisions, and FINANCIAL financial innovation MANAGEMENT • Managing international accounting, tax and economic exposure • International strategic and political risk management • International corporate governance • Multinational working capital management
  6. 6. VENTURE CAPITAL PREREQ: FIN•CORE PREREQ: FIN•CORE F623: VENTURE F624: PRIVATE CAPITAL EQUITY Organizational and governance Organizational and governance characteristics of “angel” and characteristics of private equity “institutional” venture capital and buyout funds investment entities Analysis of buyouts and Valuation, structuring and turnarounds of distressed firms, pricing of conditional payoff including recapitalization, investments used in “angel” and embedded real options, and capital VC fund investment transactions in startups and expansion REAL ESTATE market conditions Valuation, structuring and pricing companies of instruments used in private and Strategic alliances, mergers and public (PIPE) buyout, acquisitions, and IPOs as turnarounds, etc. expansion financing vehicles PREREQ: ONE PRIOR RE COURSE PREREQ: FIN•CORE PREREQ: FIN•CORE F565: REAL ESTATE F566: REAL ESTATE F567: ADVANCED TOPICS DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT IN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT Project feasibility and location Basic terminology in real estate analysis Appraisal and valuation of real estate Fundamental real estate issues Real estate development decisions Liquidity Institutional arrangements Supply and production Transaction losses Pricing of real estate Real estate market performance Valuation of contingent claims in real estate
  7. 7. SUGGESTED MBA ELECTIVE COURSES BY CAREER INTERESTS Career Interest Essential Courses Recommended Courses 1) Corporate Finance career F580, F615, F621, F622, F630, F631, F612, F614, in non-financial corporation F647 F627, F628 2) Treasury career F580, F615, F621, F622, F614, F627, F628, F630, F631, F608, F612 F632, F647 3) Investment Banking: F580, F615, F621, F622, F612, F614, F627, F628, Corporate Finance F630, F631, F647 F623, F624, F632 4) Investment Banking: F580, F615, F608, F609, F618, F631, F632, Sales and Trading F640 ACC/FIN 335 5) Investment Banking: F580, F608, F615, F621, F612, F631, F623, F624, Equity Research F622, F630, F647 ACC/FIN 335 6) Investment Banking: F580, F608, F609, F640, F612, F614, F631, F632 Fixed Income Research F618 7) Consulting F580, F608, F615, F621, F631, F632, F647 F622, F630 8) Commercial Banking F580, F608, F612, F615, F618, F621, F614, F627, F631, F632 F628 9) Real Estate F565, F566, F567 F580, F608, F609, F631, F632 10) Non-Finance: Marketing F580, F615, F621 F608, F622 and one other or General Management Finance elective of your choice
  8. 8. BRIEF COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND LINKS AMONG BBA COURSES
  9. 9. F300: FINANCIAL MANAGMENT • Framework for rational decision making by financial managers • Application of financial theory to practice • Present value: Time Value of Money • Efficient Markets • Risk, Return and Capital Asset Pricing Model • Capital Structure • Securities Underwriting and Raising Capital
  10. 10. F300 CORPORATE INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL VENTURE REAL FINANCE FINANCE CAPITAL ESTATE AND BANKING CORPORATE FINANCE AND BANKING PREREQ: F300 AND PREREQ: F300: ALSO PREREQ: F300 SENIOR STANDING CONCURRENT F317: CORPORATE F315: FINANCIAL FINANCIAL F314: CORPORATE MARKETS AND THEORY AND FINANCIAL POLICY INSTITUTIONS PRACTICE Capital structure Survey of financial institutions Dividend policy Financial valuation of projects and and markets Agency theory firms: concepts and tools Analysis of lending and risk- Stock repurchases Basics of computing cash flows management strategies of Revising external capital via financial statement analysis commercial banks and other Choosing between banks and Appropriate cost of capital to intermediaries bond markets value projects and firms Balance sheet management Venture capital and IPOs Development of spreadsheet and Hedging forecasting skills for capital Securitization and off-balance budgeting sheet bankings Integration of financial valuation Regulatory environment with corporate strategy Mergers and acquisitions • Study of stock markets • Risk, return, efficient frontier and optimal portfolio management • Study of fixed-income and • Stock valuation tools derivatives markets • Asset pricing theories: • Bond pricing CAPM and APT • Duration and bond portfolio • Mutual fund industry and management INVESTMENTS performance evaluations • Term structures of interest rates F310: CAPITAL • Passive and active bond F316: FIXED portfolio management MARKETS AND INCOME AND • Options, futures and swaps PORTFOLIO DERIVATIVES and their use in risk ANALYSIS F300 PREREQ: MARKETS F300 management PREREQ:
  11. 11. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE PREREQ: F300 or IB310 F319: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE • Fundamentals of international financial markets • Export/import financing techniques • Management of exchange risk • Issues in financing foreign affiliates
  12. 12. REAL ESTATE PREREQ: F300 PREREQ: One prior RE course PREREQ: F300 PREREQ: F300 F318: Real Estate F465: Real Estate F384: Real Estate F399: Research Fundamentals Feasibility Feasibility Projects Research/reading course in real Legal issues Project feasibility estate. Real estate markets Location analysis Sources of funds in real estate Students work with Mortgage analysis Development decisions ventures faculty and industry Appraisal Supply and production Compound interest and experts on research Taxation of real estate Market performance mortgage financing mechanics topics Legal environment and foreclosure Financing methods Mortgage investments Syndications Leverage and risk management
  13. 13. VENTURE CAPITAL PREREQ: F300 F325: Venture Capital Finance • Organizational and governance characteristics of “angel” and “institutional” venture capital funds and private equity investment entities • Financial models as derivatives of business models of emerging growth companies, buyout, turnaround, distressed and recapitalizing firms, imbedded real options and capital market conditions • Valuation, structuring and pricing of conditional payoff instruments used in “angel” and venture capital fund investment transactions in startup and expansion companies, private and public (PIPE) buyout, turnaround, distressed and recapitalizing firms • Strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and initial public offerings as expansion financing vehicles

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