Metropolitan State University

FIN 595 : Advanced Corporate Finance

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: ACCT 210 Financial Accounting AND
ECON 202 Microeconomics AND
FIN 390 Principles of Finance AND
FIN 392 Corporate Finance AND
MATH 115 College Algebra AND
STAT 201 Statistics I

OR

ACCT 210 Financial Accounting AND
ECON 202 Microeconomics AND
FIN 390 Principles of Finance AND
FIN 392 Corporate Finance AND
MATH 210 Calculus I AND
STAT 201 Statistics I  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
This course reinforces and expands on what is covered in FIN 390 and FIN 392. Topics include capital budgeting, business strategy analysis, forecasting and prospective analysis, mergers and acquisitions, credit analysis, corporate financing strategies, and risk management. This course requires extensive use of spreadsheets.
B. Course Effective Dates: 12/17/2006 - 05/01/2018 05/02/2018 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Apply financial analysis, forecasting and valuation concepts to solve real-world problems.
  2. Examine the effects of alternative capital structure choices on firm value.
  3. Identify considerations involved in corporate dividend policy.
  4. Design simple hedges to manage risk.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: The Prerequisite FIN 392 may be taken at the same time as FIN 595.
Note: FIN 392 is a prerequisite for FIN 496 and FIN 595.