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The 26-session corporate finance class will start on February 1, 2021, and tand the sessions will be online, though recordings will be acceible on multiple platforms. You can get the supporting lecture notes by clicking on the pdf files below - the pages covered by each lecture are provided next to each lecture. You can download the lecture notes that I will be using for the classes below. For the syllabus and other details, visit the home page for this class .
I1Lecture note packet 1: Management Objectives and Investment Analysis (Sessions 1-15): The link is to a pdf file which is good for tablets or iPads. If you want to print the file, download the powerpoint file. You can then choose to print the slides, one to a page, two or a page, in note format or whatever your heart desires. (Updated for Spring 2021 class)
i2Lecture note packet 2: Capital Structure, Dividend Policy and Valuation (Sessions 16-26): The link is to a pdf file which is good for tablets or iPads. If you want to print the file. download the powerpoint file. You can then choose to print the slides, one to a page, two or a page, in note format or whatever your heart desires. .Not yet updated for Spring 2021 class

Webcasts
This page will include the webcasts from the current class. This page will include the webcasts from the current class. The webcasts can be accessed in one of four ways:

  1. Streaming video (The file will be streamed to your computer. This will work only if you have a good internet connection, but should be of the best quality)
  2. Video podcast (The .m4v file will be downloaded to your computer and you can watch the video using Quicktime or video software or on your iPod)
  3. Audio podcast (The .mp3 file will be downloaded as an audio file and can be played on any audio player)
  4. YouTube videos (if you have slower internet connection and/or a small device).

Options for following class

You can follow this class on YouTube. I have created a playlist for the class, where the sessions will be posted sequentially with links to slides and other material.

Finally, you can read the emails that I send to the class by this link,as well as the newsletters for the class.

Session (Click here) Topics covered Lecture notes
A Preview of the class
Corporate Finance: An Introduction
 

1 (2/1/21)

  1. Recorded Zoom session (accessible only those in the class)
  2. Video podcast (downloadable)
  3. Audio podcast (downloadable)
  4. YouTube
This is corporate finance!
Themes for class
Class Structure
  1. Syllabus for class
  2. Project Description
Post-class test and solution
Corporate Finance Puzzle #1

Stakeholders versus Stockholders

  1. The Business Roundtable Statement on Stakeholders
  2. My blog post on stockholders versus stakeholder wealth maximization

The set up & questions

2 (2/3/21)

  1. Recorded Zoom session (accessible only those in the class)
  2. Video podcast (downloadable)
  3. Audio podcast (downloadable)
  4. YouTube
More on class introduction/Project
The objective in running a business
- Value maximization versus Stock price maximization
- The "utopian" world of price maximization
- The real world intrudes

  1. Project Description
  2. Lecture Note Packet 1: Pages 1-19
Post-class test and solution
In Practice Webcast #1
Collecting Data
  1. Webcast
  2. SEC website
  3. SEC Live
  4. FRED (Federal Reserve)