Summary: COURSE SYLLABUS
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
PAUL J. HILL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
FINANCE: THEORY AND APPLICATION (BUS 395-002)
January 5 April 11, 2012 Winter (CLASSROOM: ED 616; HRS: 8:30 am 9:45 am Tuesday and Thursday)
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Arturo Rubalcava
OFFICE: ED 665.5
OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Note: If these scheduled times are not convenient for you, I will certainly attempt to
accommodate you at other times, providing you make an appointment in advance.
PREREQUISITE: BUS 290
TEXT BOOKS: 1. Textbook: Ross, S., R. Westerfield, J. Jaffe, and G. Roberts. Corporate Finance (6th
Canadian Edition) (McGraw-Hill Ryerson), 2011.
Additional Material: References to relevant course websites, videos, articles, class notes, and assignments will
be posted on UR Courses.
The course examines the way in which corporate managers make financial decisions to maximize firm's
value. Theoretical models and its applications are discussed. Topics include asset pricing, market
efficiency, capital structure, cost of capital, dividend policy and introduction to options.