Courses
 

MBA / FEMBA

 

408 Foundations of Finance

430 Corporate Finance

231C Corporate Valuation

231D Takeovers, Restructuring, Governance

231E Managing Finance and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

232A Investment Management

232B Fixed-Income Market

232D Option Markets

232E Market and Credit Risk Management

232F Behavioral Finance

234A International Financial Markets

235 Venture Capital and Private Equity

298D Impact Creation (Special topics in Finance)

298D Hedge Funds (Special Topics in Management)

457 Fieldwork in Investment Management

 

EMBA Finance Courses

 

466A Financial Policy for Managers

Limited to Executive MBA program students. Modern financial management deals with decision-making under uncertainty for corporate financial management, portfolio investment decisions, financial institutions and international financial management. Focus on learning sound theoretical tools and applying them in casework.

466B Advanced Financial Policy for Managers

Limited to Executive MBA program students. Modern financial management deals with decision-making under uncertainty for corporate financial management, portfolio investment decisions, financial institutions and international financial management. Focus on learning sound theoretical tools and applying them in casework.

478A Entrepreneurship and Venture Initiation I (Special Topics in Management)

Limited to Executive MBA program students. Introduction to basic tools and jargon required for entrepreneurship that requires financing or management of intellectual property. Terminology used by lawyers, accountants, venture capitalists and other investors when forming and financing new companies. Assessment of feasibility of business concept and communication of concept to potential investors, employees and business partners.

 

Ziman Center Finance Courses

 

278A Urban Real Estate Financing and Investing

Investor-oriented course in which real estate and business trends are evaluated to determine alternative real estate investment opportunities. Use of current financial, economic and investment theories and techniques to real estate investment opportunities in case studies and short case problems to illustrate development of investment strategies. S/U or letter grading.

279A Cases in Real Estate Investments

Development of understanding of principal issues involved with real estate investment and finance. Topics include real estate financial analysis and valuation in variety of contexts (single- and multifamily residential, commercial/industrial, shopping center and hotel properties), real estate taxation, real estate law, development process, securitization, REITs and leasing and workout of troubled properties.

279B Entrepreneurial Real Estate Development

Introduction to various aspects of real estate development from perspectives of entrepreneur and investor. Coverage of all types of developments, including single-family, multifamily, hotel, office, retail, and industrial. Industry guest speakers to help reinforce principles taught. Real estate development simulation and group presentations to panel of investors included.

279C Real Estate Economics, Capital Markets and Securitization

Exploration of linkages between real estate, macroeconomy and capital markets. New insights as to structure and practice of macroeconomic regulation, crisis policy formulation and related capital markets and real estate outcomes. Letter grading.

298D Recognizing and Resolving Legal Issues in Real Estate Business (Special Topics in Management)

298E Affordable Housing Development (Special Topics in Management)

298D Advanced Cases in Entrepreneurial Real Estate (Special Topics in Management)

 

Ph.D. Finance Courses