This course covers theory, concepts, and practices underlying the principles of managerial and corporate finance. The Learning Outcomes include the topics as noted on the syllabus. In addition to gaining knowledge of the topics noted, students should demonstrate critical thinking skills and demonstrate ability to apply the knowledge gained in this course to new situations and problems. The course is a mixture of lectures, interactive discussion and problem solving. It provides an overview of the basic concepts of and principles of finance in the private sector. Where possible, we will discuss the differences between the private and public sectors and the implications for the Department of Defense. It is designed to provide insights into the financial decision making processes encountered by commercial enterprises. The major emphasis is on the financial environment, valuation models, risk and return analysis, cost of capital determination, optimal capital structure, and short-term and long-term financing.

8:00am-9:50am on Monday, Wednesday at MGWN MG100 (Jan 29, 2018 to Mar 27, 2018)
12:00pm-1:50pm on Thursday at MGWN MG102 (Feb 22, 2018 to Feb 22, 2018)
McGowan MG100