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----SUMMER 2022 COURSES----
Columbia University Saturday Seminar
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---- FALL 2022 COURSES ---
Baruch FIN 9783
Columbia University Intro to Finance
Fordham FNBU 3446 Derivatives
SHU ECO 2408 Money and Banking
SHU BFIN 4241/7225 M&A
SHU BFIN 4234 & 7331 Derivatives
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-----OTHER CLASS INFO--------
Baruch Exec. MS FIN 9793
Baruch FIN 3710
Baruch FIN 4710
Baruch CAPS Cap Markets
Baruch CAPS - Corp. Fin. & Val.
Baruch CAPS Debt Markets
Baruch CAPS Equity Markets
Baruch CAPS - International Accountancy
Baruch CAPS International Finance
Baruch CAPS - Intro to Derivatives
Baruch CAPS - Investment Banking
Baruch Lecture Series - Banking and Finance
Baruch Lecture Series - Valuation of Intangible Assets
Baruch Lecture Series - Mergers and Acquisitions
Baruch Summer Leadership Academy - Lecture Series
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City Unity College Statements & Budgeting
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Columbia Univ. Intro to Finance
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Fordham Credit & Banking
Fordham FNBU 3221
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SHU BFIN 2201
SHU BFIN 3211 Financial Strategy
SHU BFIN 4250 Fixed Income
SHU BFIN 7215 Money & Cap Markets
SHU - BFIN 7236 Corporate Finance

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Syllabus Spring 2022

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OFFICE HOURS

THURSDAYS 4:00-5:30PM

(by appoitnment) 

JUBILEE HALL ROOM# 691 

Active Learning
(access to Assignments):

Active Learning

Link to Purchase the textbook

Professor's Biography

Professor's Biography

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11:00am - 12:15pm

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On-line Exam only via TEAMS

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Apr 26

 

April 28, May 3-5
Final Project Worksheet
Exam Review Date 
 

May 10
Review Day (online via TEAMS)

TEAMS CHANNEL LINK

May 12
 Reading Day-No Class

May 17
12:20pm - 2:20pm
On-Line
 

TEAMS CHANNEL LINK

TEAMS (sign-in)

REVIEW BFIN 2201
(Time-Value of Money, Return Analysis)

INVESTMENT RISK/RETURN /TIME/ALLOCATION
(Correlation, Efficient Frontiers, Optimum FrontierBeta, Sharpe Ratio, CAPM, Alpha)

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CORPORATE FINANCE
(COMPANY SPECIFIC AND TRANSACTION ANALYSIS)

 

Assigned Chapters

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An Analytical Approach to Investments Finance & Credit (1st Edition)

C. Droussiotis

Cognella Publishing 

Link to Purchase the textbook

Intro Part 1 -Investments, Finance & Credit

Chapter #1

Chapter #2

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Chapter #3

Chapter #4

Part III - Secondary Markets
 
Chapter #10

Chapter #11

MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW
Chapters
#1-4, 10,11

       

Intro Part IV - Company Specific Analysis
 
Chapter #15

Chapter #15

Chapter #16

Chapter #17

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Intro Part II - Primary Markets
 
Chapter #9
and Final Exam Review
for Chapter 15-17, 9 

     

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FINAL PROJECT DUE MAY 10 @ 11.59PM

Project Description and Assigned Companies

Hyatt Financial Analysis and Valuation

Hyatt Valuation Presentation

Yahoo Finance

United Airlines

Marcus Hotels

Silgan

Dunkin

Assigned Lectures

AGENDA:

  1. Biography
  2. Syllabus/Website
  3. Active Learning / Templates
  4. Project / Exams
  5. Student Intros
  6. Intro to Fin - Lecture 0

 

AGENDA:

  1. Finance Prep Revisited
  2. TVM
  3. Intro Risks & Return
  4. Portfolio Concepts

 

AGENDA:

  1. Risk, Return, Allocation
  2. Cov/Cor
  3. Efficient Frontiers
  4. Optimum

 

 

AGENDA:

  1. Comparative Analysis
  2. Beta, Alpha

 

AGENDA:

  1. Sharpe Ratio (optimum)
  2. CAPM and other Ret. Expectation

 

AGENDA:

  1. Secondary Markts (Exchange)
  2. Trading Stocks
  3. Strock Returns
  4. Basic Equity Val Concepts

 

AGENDA:

  1. Secondary Markts (Exchange)
  2. Trading Bonds

 

AGENDA:

  1. Trading Bonds 
  2. Review Chapters 1-4

AGENDA:

  1. Trading Bonds 
  2. Review Chapters 10-11

AGENDA:

  1. Financial Statements
  2. Building Cash Flow

 

AGENDA:

  1. Cash Flow Statment
  2. Financial Ratio Analysis

AGENDA:

  1. Financial Ratio Analysis
  2. Projections Concepts

 

AGENDA:

  1. Corporate Valuation
  2. Six (6) methods
  3. LBO Case Study
  4. Private Co. DCF 

 

AGENDA:

  1. LBO Case Study
  2. Raising Capital
  3. Private Co. Value 

     

Class Presentations

Introduction to Finance Lecture 0

Lecture 1 Presentation

Time Value of Money Practice

Lecture 2 Presentation

 

Lecture 3a Presentation

Lecture 3b Presentation

Lecture 4a Presentation

Lecture 4b Intro to Stock Valuation

 

Midterm Exam Review

Lecture 5 Presentation

Lecture 5 Presentation

Lecture 6a Prsentation

Lecture 6b Presentation

Lecture 7 Presentation

Chapter 16 - Projections - PowerPoint

 

Lecture 8 Presentation

     

Assigned Spreadsheets

 

Risk, Return & TVM

Coveriance, Correlation & Eff. Frontiers

 

Betas and Regression Analysis

Sharpe Ratios and CAPM

Sexondary Markets: Investing in Stocks

   

Secondary Markets: Investing in Bonds

Secondary Markets: Investing in Bonds

Chapter 15 - Financial Statement Analysis

Chapter 15 Spreadsheet -Problems Answers Projections

Chapter 16: Projections' Analysis

Chapter 16 Spreadsheet - Case Study Projections

Chapter 16 Spreadsheet - Problems Answers Projections

Chapter 17: DCF Private Company Example

LBO Transaction Analysis

       

Case Studies & Spreadsheets

                   

Case Study #1: Celerity Technology Cash Flow and Ratios

Case Study #1 - Celerity Technology

   

Case Study #2: Alexandria Hotel LBO

Case Study #2: Alexandria Hotel Template

Case Study #3: Hotel Expo

Case #3: Excel Template

Hotel Expo - Template with Answers

Case #4: Colorado Dental - Proforma Balance Sheet

Casse #4: Colorado Dental - Transaction S&U, WACC and Debt Capacity

Case #4: Colorado Dental: Debt Schedules - Floating and Fixed Rates

Case #5: Public to Private LBO

Case #5: Public to Private LBO Case Study Template

Testing the Twitter Acquisition

Buyout Press Release on Reuters

Hyatt Financial Analysis and Valuation

EXAMS

                   

MIDTERM EXAM I
(CHAPTERS 1-4)

Midterm Exam I Review

 

MIDTERM EXAM II
(CHAPTERS 10-11)

Midterm Exam II Review

                       

FINAL EXAM

Final Exam Review Chapter 15, 16, 17 & 9

Homework Assignments (Via Active Learning or manually)

USE EXCEL TEMPLATES BELOW TO SOLVE PROBLEMS 

       

Due#1

Chapter 1: 

Questions  Part A 1-27 (Acrive Learning)

use Excel format method 

Due #2

Chapter 1: 

Questions:  Part B 1-10 (Active Learning

(Excel  Chapter 1 Template)

 

 

Chapter 1 Problem Questions Part A&B

Chapter 1a and 1b Homework Answers

Due #3

Chapter 2:

Questions 1-11 

 

Chapter 2 Questions 1-11

Chapter 2 Homework Answers

Due #4

Chapter 3: Questions 2,3,4

Chapter 3 Homework Answers

Due #5

Chapter 4: Questions 7,8,9

Chapter 4 Homework Answers

   

Due #6

Chapter 10: Question 7

Chapter 10 Homework Problems

Chapter 10 Homework Answers

   

Due #7

Friday 10/8 11.59pm

Chapter 11: Questions 9,10,11,15

Chapter 11 Homework Problems

Chapter 11 Homework Answers

                         

Spreadsheet Templates
(homework/assignments/exams) 
Available on Active Learning
 

         

Ch. I Hwk Part A (1-27) Template

Ch. I Hwk Part B (1-10) Template

Chapter 2 Excel Homework Template

Chapter 3 Excel Spreadsheets

Chapter 4 Excel Templates

         

Chapter 11 Excel Templates

                       

Project Assignment

                                                   

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