AD 311 Business Finance - 2019-20 Fall

Course Instructor:        Attila Odabaşı
Office: IB 403,           Phone: 212 359 6806
Schedule:             TTT 234,  M1171
Office Hours:     T 14:00-15:00 and Th: 12:00-13:00 or by appoinment,
Teaching Assistant:    TBA
 
Course Description
This first finance course in our curriculum will introduce you to basic concepts of business finance so you can solve basic financial management problems.
Please read the syllabus here.
Textbook
“Principles of Corporate Finance", Brealey, Myers and Allen, McGrw-Hill, 2017, 12th Ed. (BMA)
 
News and Anouncements:
[Nov 2019] New! Assignments 1 and 2 are posted, both are due by Nov 12.
[Nov 2019] Midterm Exam will be given on Nov 12, 2019 in class, during class period.
 
Tentative Course Plan:
For your comfort, first download the following files with "Right click+Save as Target..." combination to your own PC then view them.
 Week of

Overheads

 Slide Set

Reading

 Various: 
 Sept 24 Introduction to Corporate Finance  Intro 

 BMA Ch 1, 12

App:Tables
  Oct 01

 Time Value of Money

 TVMTVM_Excl

 BMA Ch 2

App:Equations 
  Oct 08  Valuation - Bonds and Stocks   Bonds,  BMA 3, 4   
  Oct 15 Valuation - Bonds and Stocks  Stocks, S_Excl  BMA 3, 4   
  Oct 22 Comparison of Investment Criteria   Decision_Tools  BMA 5 Probs&Soltns_1
Probs&Soltns_2
 Nov 05

DCF Analysis of Investment Decisions

NPV_RULE;   Assgn_1, Assgn_2,  BMA  6

Sample_Midterm_1, Sample_Midterm_2, Sample_Midterm_3

 Nov 12  MIDTERM    

 

Nov 19 

Project Analysis

     BMA 10, 11

 

 Nov 26  Risk and Return     BMA 7, 8   Sample_Final_1
 Dec 03  Cost of Capital  BMA  9

Sample_Final_2

 Dec 10  Financing Decisions    BMA 13 - 15  
 Dec 17  Review       
   FINAL EXAM