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NBA 6560

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This course is about valuation-the valuation of stocks, companies, parts of companies, and real assets. Three methods of valuation are introduced: intrinsic valuation, relative valuation by multiples using comparables, and contingent claims valuation, based on a real options approach. The rest of the course will be dedicated to understanding each of these methods in greater detail and more importantly, applying them to the valuation of actual companies. This will involve understanding in detail discounted cash-flow models and the many inputs required to build them; dividend discount models; the determination and use of relative-value multiples such as price/earnings and price/book value; and finally, how to apply option theory to specific problems in valuation. The course includes a special session on valuation approaches and challenges specific to venture capital and private-equity investing. This will include a discussion of topics such as required internal rates of return (IRRs), the effects of leverage on valuation, and issues relating to the valuation of high-growth startups.

When Offered Spring.

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Enrollment Information
Seven Week - Second. 

  • 14947NBA 6560  LEC 002

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • GM and Grad Students Only Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during the enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required. Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students March 16th at 8:00am to March 20th at 4:00pm. Non-Johnson Students: March 19th at 8:00am to March 20th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a second-half class after March 20th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after March 27th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees.

Enrollment Information
Seven Week - Second. 

  • 14988NBA 6560  LEC 003

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • GM and Grad Students Only Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during the enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required. Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students ¿ March 16th at 8:00am to March 20th at 4:00pm. Non-Johnson Students: March 19th at 8:00am to March 20th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a second-half class after March 20th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after March 27th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees.

Enrollment Information
Seven Week - Second. 

  • 15007NBA 6560  LEC 004

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • GM and Grad Students Only Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during the enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required. Non-Johnson students must see their college registrar regarding policies connected with adding/dropping a second half Johnson School class. A petition may be required. Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students ¿ March 16th at 8:00am to March 20th at 4:00pm. Non-Johnson Students: March 19th at 8:00am to March 20th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a second-half class after March 20th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after March 27th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees.