Principles of Finance
The focus of this introductory course is twofold. The first goal is to theoretically examine the principles and applications of the mathematics of finance known as the time value of money. Specific topics addressed include the determination of the present and future values of single sums, annuities, perpetuities, uneven cash flows, multi-period compounding, bond valuation, and bond yields. The second goal is to familiarize the students with financial applications of the abovementioned theories.
Our Corporate Finance course will further develop your grasp of principals you may already know in finance, taking you into the realm of adding a practical element and training you to tackle corporate financing situations in different contexts effectively. The course is designed to equip you with the finance toolkit essential to your success, enabling you to acquire a wide range of corporate finance skills and understand how to use these tools in practice. You will also learn how to use these techniques in real-life business cases. In this course you will study the investment banking industry; financial analysis techniques; reinforce time value of money concepts; valuation; cost of capital; capital structure; fundraising/merger & acquisition; negotiations; letter of intent; and investment banking tools.
Investing in Emerging Markets
The purpose of this course is to give the student an overview of emerging markets investing, how cultural differences matter, how traditional investment tools are used in emerging markets, the importance of due diligence and how to analyze an opportunity. The course will prepare the student to have a basic understanding of emerging markets that will allow them to work in or with emerging markets countries.