Specialization Head: Debarshi Nandy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Corporate finance provides the tools for making company investment and financing decisions in an uncertain environment. This includes fundamentals of accounting, financial analysis, capital budgeting, and international financial management. Specifically, these issues hold relevance for students who want to understand the broad financial issues and choices facing firms and how these choices influence performance, valuation and risk.
A corporate finance specialization is useful for students who will work in corporate financial operations, fundamental company analysis, private equity, mergers and acquisitions. Professionals working in corporate finance also need to understand financial markets, new product innovations and the rapidly changing world of financial economics.
These required courses below ("must include") form the foundation of corporate finance. They build up from the core accounting and finance requirements and provide students with a deeper understanding of issues and quantitative tools that are essential for analyzing corporate decision making.
The first set of electives listed below builds on the core and required courses above and provides students with a more specialized but fundamental knowledge and tools in particular areas of corporate finance.
The second set of electives provides students with insights into further topics and areas that are crucial in the overall package of the marketing of a corporate finance Specialization. Understanding these concepts and tools will help shape students as successful corporate managers.
Requirements of the specialization include 20 credits, of which 8 credits must be:
||Intermediate Financial Accounting (4 credits)
||Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
||Financial Modeling I (2 credits)
||Advanced Corporate Finance (2 credits)
and 8 credits from the following electives:
||Mergers and Acquisitions (4 credits)
||Financial Modeling II (2 credits)
||International Financial Management (2 credits)
||Credit Risk Analysis I (2 credits)
||Financial Statement Analysis (2 credits)
||Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Finance (4 credits)
and 4 credits from the following electives:
||Credit Risk Analysis II (2 credits)
||Private Equity (2 credits)
||Options and Derivatives II (4 credits)
||Corporate Governance (2 credits)
||Commercial Bankruptcy (2 credits)
||Project Finance (2 credits)
||Corporate Financial Engineering (4 credits)
||Financial Planning and Control (2 credits)
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