BA 385 is an introductory course in the principles of corporate finance.  As such, the primary objectives are to familiarize students with the major financial decisions made by managers of firms, the process for making those decisions, and to provide a conceptual framework for understanding and analyzing those decisions.  Major topics include the time value of money, capital market history, valuation, capital investment decisions, risk, return, and cost of capital. This is a course to teach all business students how to use financial tools and to think critically and ethically to make better business decisions.  Specific assignments are also designed to help business majors prepare for their capstone project.

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Prof. Higgins