Fall 2011 EMBA Course

B7301-002: Corporate Finance

2013 Saturday

Instructor: David Beim

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The main objective of the course is to develop insight into the process by which firms can create value for their shareholders by formulating strategies in which finance is a crucial competitive weapon.  Topics include discounted cash flow models, risk and return, capital asset pricing model, capital market efficiency, capital structure and the cost of capital, dividend policy, and leasing.



David Beim

Bernstein Faculty Leader, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Ethics Fellow

Professor Beim had a 25-year career in investment banking, following which he became a professor in the Finance and Economics Division of Columbia Business School. He joined Columbia as an adjunct professor in 1989 and has been a full-time professor of professional practice since 1991. His areas of teaching include corporate finance, international banking and emerging financial markets.

He graduated magna cum laude with...

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