About BSAD 181 A

Examines key areas of financial decision making. With cases and problems, issues such as capital budgeting, leasing, mergers, and acquisitions examined. Prerequisites: BSAD 180; Business Administration major or minor; Minimum Junior standing.


Prereqs enforced by the system: BSAD 180; BSAD or CSIS majors; BSAD minors; Minimum Junior standing; Required course specific fee of $25; Open to Degree and CDE students.

Section Description

This class will focus on corporate financial theory and practice with valuation as the background narrative. We will review the CAPM and cost of capital. We will study how capital structure theory and practice, dividend policy theory and practice, and sources of long-term financing are related to corporate value. We will also study how these ideas are used in discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation models.


Midterm exams (35%), final exam (20%), three projects / cases (10%, 15%, and 20%, respectively).

Course Dates



Kalkin Building 002 (View Campus Map)


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