BUS 452 Cases in Finance


Application of financial theories introduced in Financial Management (Business 351) to actual business problems using quantitative and qualitative techniques. Presented with debatable alternatives, students analyze, choose, and defend their ideas and a course of action. Financial theories are reexamined in conjunction with their related cases. Case topics include financial statement analysis, financing current operations, long-term financing, investment decisions, dividend and debt policies, and mergers and acquisitions. Contemporary corporate financial issues are examined, as well as financial ethics. Extensive creation of financial models. Students are organized into teams for case preparation.