MGMT 6960
Corporate Theory

The primary objective of this course is to provide second-year doctoral students in finance an overview of a corporate financial theory. The course seeks to prepare students for research (primarily academic; secondarily, policy- and practitioner-oriented) in corporate finance. After some preliminaries, this course will survey fundamental theoretical concepts of corporate financial theory, along with, to a limited extent, discussion of empirical methodology and results. More details are provided in the course syllabus and detailed notes and problems (with solutions) are available in the Readings and Coursepack. Other useful information and links are provided below and in Teaching and Courses. Students are encouraged to contact the instructor about any questions or problems that they encounter. Check the News link for various updates. Students should not attempt this course with an insufficient quantitative background (including a comprehension of subject material from the first semester course in financial theory, Algebra, Finite Mathematics, Calculus and Statistics. Contact information and office hours are listed on the course syllabus. Check the scrolling Status Bar below and the News link for various updates.

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