Advanced Financial and Strategic Analysis

Advanced Financial and Strategic Analysis
Exploring skills used in corporate finance, consulting, and investment banking, including: financial statement analysis, firm valuation, industry analysis, mergers and acquisitions, cross border valuation and analysis, and analysis of security characteristics in capital raises.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFIN 401
 ProgramsContaining FIN 417
Course Outcomes

Features, Risks and Uses of Banking Instruments

Be conversant with the features, risks and use of bank instruments, money market securities, bonds, equities, debentures, loan covenants and agreements, equity-linked debt, and asset securitization notes.

Cash Flow Analysis

Perform cash flow forecast and discounted cash flow analysis.

Business Appraisal

Complete a basic business appraisal.

Banking Topics

Be conversant on a variety of topics: pension funds, financial engineering, various new financial innovations, mergers, acquisitions, and current topics from the Wall Street Journal.