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FIN 580 ONL - Corporate Finance

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 18 hours in a semester; may be repeated to a maximum of 32 hours in subsequent semesters. Prerequisite: Varies by section.

Special Instructions:

Registration in this section is restricted to students who have earned a Bachelor's Degree. Additional Coursera fees apply, see: https://business.illinois.edu/online//. This section is open to off-campus students only and explores how financial investments can affect decisions, strategy, and ultimately business operations as well as personal portfolio. We will study and use risk-return models, such as the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), and multi-factor models to evaluate the performance of various securities and portfolios. Building upon this framework, learn about market efficiency and behavioral finance as common behavioral biases of investors are introduced. Also see their potential effects on wealth accumulation and asset prices. We will also analyze money-management strategies and performance by institutional investors, such as mutual funds and pension funds. Finally, connect investment finance with corporate finance by examining firm valuation techniques.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4 hr

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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