15.414 Financial Management

As taught in: Summer 2003

Phot of a billboard displaying a stock ticker.

Stock ticker. (Photo courtesy of openphoto.net.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. Jonathan Lewellen

Course Features

Course Description

Financial Management studies corporate finance and capital markets, emphasizing the financial aspects of managerial decisions. It touches on all areas of finance, including the valuation of real and financial assets, risk management and financial derivatives, the trade-off between risk and expected return, and corporate financing and dividend policy. The course draws heavily on empirical research to help guide managerial decisions.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .xls.