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.
Adjunct Professor of Business
Professor Hite teaches the core course on corporate finance in the full-time and Executive MBA programs and coordinates the adjunct faculty. His research interests include corporate restructuring, dividends and dividend policy, capital structure, corporate bond ratings, executive compensation and valuation.