Corporate Financial Policy
School: University of Michigan
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Start Date: February 2017
Workload: Self-Paced (30-40 Hous Long)
Instructor: Amiyatosh Purnanandam
Credentials: Purnanandam has taught finance courses at the Ross School of Business since 2004, where his courses have focused on corporate financial methods, valuation, and policies. A Ph.D. from Cornell, Purnanandam has been nominated for the school’s MBA Teaching Excellence Award five times over the past nine years, with his most recent research being featured in the Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Finance, and Review of Finance.
Graded: Students who successfully complete the course can purchase a signed verified certificate for $99.
Description: Where do you allocate resources to get the biggest return? What are the best ways to raise funds to hedge debt responsibilities? Which strategies will maximize shareholder value? These are the big questions asked in corporate board rooms across the globe. In this course, students will examine the frameworks and policies for increasing company value. Notably, the course will cover how to evaluate a firm’s financial decisions and evaluate the options and tradeoffs, along with focusing on how firms raise funds and the advantages and disadvantages of various financial policies. Like the course taught to MBAs at the Ross School of Management, it also explores areas like taxation policy, capital structures, and equity management.
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Additional Note: This is the final course in the University of Michigan’s Corporate Financial Analysis series. To learn more about this series and register for it, click here.