Introduction to Finance
This course, being an introduction to modern business finance, examines various fundamental financial concepts in order to prepare students for the specialized courses that the M.Fin. program offers. It also introduces students to various analytical and quantitative skills required for such courses. The components of this course include time value of money, capital budgeting, valuation, decision making under uncertainty, capital structure, dividend policy, introduction to derivatives, mean-variance analysis and asset pricing, and an introduction to international finance.