15.418 Laboratory in Corporate Finance
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 instructed by S. Myers.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM 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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