Corporate Finance
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date_range Starts on July 26, 2021
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assignment Level : Advanced
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About the content

Successful business leaders are good at spotting high-value strategic initiatives for their organizations, raising the capital necessary to fund them, and knowing when to forego or walk away from low-value activities. In other words, the best business leaders are experts at maximizing the value of a company’s financial, human, and material resources. This highly-prized ability, although remarkable, is borne out of an application of the core principles of finance, that anyone can learn.

In this course, you will learn about the structure of financial markets, the techniques and language of finance, and the various responsibilities of the corporate financial manager. You will also learn what creates shareholder value, how to value corporate securities, how to analyze risk-return, and the financial techniques for evaluating corporate investments.

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Prerequisite

Financial Accounting with UMD/USMx

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Syllabus

  • How firms finance their operations and fund growth
  • Financial techniques for improving decision-making
  • How to use the concepts and terminology of finance and speak the language of a CFO
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Instructors

Susan White
Clinical Professor of Finance
University of Maryland

Michael Faulkender
Professor of Finance, Associate Dean of Masters’ Programs
University of Maryland

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University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign.

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