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 financing current operations, long-term financing, investment decisions, signaling with dividend and debt policies, and mergers and acquisitions. Contemporary corporate financial issues are examined, as well as financial ethics. Extensive creation of computerized financial spreadsheets. Students are organized into teams for case preparation.
ECON 290 Statistical Analysis for Economics and Business recommended prior to completing this course.