15.418 Laboratory in Corporate Finance

Class Info

Provides instruction in the tools and techniques of corporate financial management, from the perspective of the CFO. Covers capital budgeting, investment decisions and valuation; working capital management, security issues; dividend policy; optimal capital structure; and real options analysis. Lab component puts theory into practice through hands-on projects - students either conduct an event study and analyze its impact on firm capital market value, or conduct a merger model between two firms of the their choosing. Emphasizes use of research databases to test hypotheses. Provides instruction in writing and speaking from a financial perspective. Meets with 15.402 when offered concurrently.

This class has 15.501 as a corequisite.

15.418 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by S. Myers.

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

This class counts for a total of 15 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.

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