15.402 Corporate Finance


Class Info

Provides instruction in the tools and techniques of corporate financial management, from the perspective of the CFO. Primarily uses case studies to present the financial tools needed to make value-enhancing business decisions: how to decide which projects to invest in, how to finance those investments, and how to manage the cash flows of the firm. Topics include capital budgeting, investment decisions and valuation; working capital management, security issues; dividend policy; optimal capital structure; and real options analysis. Meets with 15.418 when offered concurrently.

This class has 15.401 as a prerequisite.

15.402 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by A. Malenko and C. Palmer.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E62-233.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

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