FINC-579 Measuring & Creating Value
Spring for 2009-2010
This course focuses on core principles of value creation for businesses. Students will be placed in the role of senior corporate managers and be tasked with understanding how and why shareholder value is created by managerial decisions. Students will first learn why value is a relevant metric for managers to examine as well as different valuation methods. The bulk of the course will involve the detailed mechanics of how to measure firm value through multiple hands-on exercises involving a live case with a publicly traded company. The course will conclude with a broad overview of the types of decisions which managers can implement to create and sustain value for their shareholders.
Credits: 1.5-1.75
Prerequisites: None
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