FINA 666 - Real Estate and Urban Development (3 Credits)
An overview of real estate in both the public and private sectors that serves as the basis for advanced study in the various disciplines of real estate and urban development. No prior knowledge of the field is assumed.
FINA 737 - Derivative Products and Analysis (3 Credits)
FINA 744 - Risk and Insurance (3 Credits)
A study of non-speculative risk and risk bearing techniques, with emphasis on insurance covering personal, property, and liability risks. Attention is also given to the structure and regulation of the insurance industry, the role of governmental insurance programs, new product developments, and the impact of tort law reform, inflation, and consumerism.
FINA 745 - Management of Employee Benefit Programs (3 Credits)
An analytical study of group life, health, and retirement plans that provide economic security for employees; focuses on design, funding, tax considerations, cost controls, compliance with governmental regulations, the impact of inflation, and new types of benefits.
FINA 746 - Risk Management (3 Credits)
Covers the concepts and tools businesses use when managing risk. Adopts an enterprise risk management perspective, i.e., considers a variety of risk exposures and methods for managing these risks. Main objective is to provide a decision-making framework applicable to different risk situations.
FINA 747 - Financial Planning Seminar (3 Credits)
FINA 750 - Finance for Human Resource Professionals (3 Credits)
Fundamentals of analysis and decision making in financial management for human resource professionals.
FINA 756 - Financial Statement Analysis (3 Credits)
FINA 760 - Financial Policies (3 Credits)
FINA 761 - Advanced Financial Management (3 Credits)
FINA 762 - Investment Management (3 Credits)
The use of analytical techniques to evaluate investment opportunities with consideration given to applicable quantitative methods of portfolio management.
Prerequisites: FINA 760 or equivalent.
FINA 763 - Options in Corporate Finance (3 Credits)
Applications of financial options in managing risk.
Prerequisites: FINA 737.
FINA 764 - Money and Capital Markets (3 Credits)
Characteristics, structure, and functions of money and capital markets; sources of funds for bond investment, stock financing, mortgage financing, and small business financing. Current problems and procedures in these markets are considered.
FINA 765 - Management of Financial Institutions (3 Credits)
FINA 766 - Advanced Real Estate Valuation (3 Credits)
FINA 767 - Real Estate Finance (3 Credits)
FINA 768 - Real Estate Market Analysis (3 Credits)
Market analysis including an overview of market area study and its relationship to the feasibility of a specific project. Topics include theory and methods of market and feasibility analysis. Examples of market and feasibility studies are reviewed and critiqued.
FINA 769 - Real Estate Decision and Administrative Processes (3 Credits)
An integrative approach emphasizing the special features of real estate decisions; social, legal, economic, political, and environmental problems of the real estate sector within the economy as a whole are studied.
FINA 770 - Fixed-Income Securities (3 Credits)
Fundamental principles of fixed-income securities and fixed-income valuation models, including valuation of bonds with embedded options.
Prerequisites: C or better in FINA 762.
FINA 771 - Financial Services Markets and Institutions (3 Credits)
FINA 772 - Student-Managed Investments (3 Credits)
FINA 773 - Project Finance (3 Credits)
Provide an understanding of the following: fundamentals of non-recourse, project financing; financial markets for project finance; infrastructure sectors and their business risks; transaction structures and the documentation used to structure individual project financing; political risk; currency risk and problems with respect to local currency financing; international organizations relevant to infrastructure investment and finance.
FINA 780 - Entrepreneurial Finance and the Dynamics of Emerging Ventures (3 Credits)
Exploration of the funding and financial management of emerging ventures, including sources and structure of capital, financial levers to drive performance and metrics to monitor performance, and the study of how to impact, capture, quantify and realize value.
Cross-listed course: MGMT 780
FINA 781 - Real Estate Investment Analysis (3 Credits)
Advanced real estate investment analysis emphasizing equity investment positions under alternative ownership forms, syndications and securities registration, real estate productivity evaluation based on cash flow analysis, federal tax policies affecting real estate, and real estate portfolio analysis.
FINA 790 - Special Topics in Finance (3 Credits)
Analysis of current topics, issues and practices in various areas of finance.
FINA 860 - Principles of Finance (3 Credits)
Fundamental concepts and issues in financial economics, such as risk aversion, portfolio theory, asset pricing models, arbitrage pricing models, corporate investment decisions, capital structure, dividend policy, risk management, and financial institutions.
FINA 865 - Theory of Finance (3 Credits)
Utility models and various alternative models used in asset and security pricing. Emphasis is on seminal research in finance.
FINA 866 - Current Issues in Finance (3 Credits)
FINA 867 - Advanced Topics in Finance (3 Credits)
FINA 868 - Empirical Methods in Financial Research (3 Credits)
Planning and execution of applied research in finance.
Prerequisites: FINA 866, CSCE 206.
FINA 869 - Seminar in Financial Research (3 Credits)
Examination of empirical literature in finance. Development of a research proposal is required.
Prerequisites: FINA 866.