ISEG - 2010 PROFESSOR DAVID POLLON
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Course Description: The course will begin with a discussion of the Time Value of Money to introduce students to the essential principle in finance establishing that the timing of Cash Flows is key to all financial analysis. The course will then use this principle to look at stocks and bonds and determine how they are valued. The general characteristics of stocks and bonds will be discussed as well. The course will conclude with a discussion of Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return to demonstrate how companies and investors can evaluate numerous projects and acquisitions with the Time Value of Money concept.
Course Goals and Objectives: This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of finance. These fundamentals will prepare students for more advanced courses in finance. Students will be instructed about the foundations of current financial theory and how they are used in practice. Successful students will be able to identify financial problems, determine the applicable theory, and recognize the practical limitations of applying it.
Course Breakdown: Each session will involve a Lecture and Group Financial Exercises to be completed during the session itself. Day One Pre-reading Quiz Morning session: Time Value of Money Characteristics of Bonds Valuation of Bonds, Pricing Theorems Interest Rates
Day Two Morning session:
Characteristics of Stocks Valuation of Stocks Net Present Value Internal Rate of Return
ISEG Seminar Financial Management Syllabus - Page Two Pollon Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the seminar, students should be able to: - Determine present and future values of cash flow streams - Price bonds and other fixed income securities - Explain the factors affecting interest rates - Value corporate stock and define its characteristics - Apply net present value... [continues]
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