Prof. George Korniotis, PhD

Certificate in Corporate Finance

Course Sequence

Course sequence is subject to change.

Certificate in Financial Decision Making

Course Sequence

Course Sequence
Course sequence is subject to change.

Course Descriptions

BUS 640 – Fundamentals of Finance, Accounting, & Economics

This course details the fundamentals of financial accounting and finance, as well as microeconomic concepts, and touches on quantitative skills needed to pursue the Master of Science in Finance degree or other master degrees that entail taking elective courses in finance.

FIN 613 - Intermediate Corporate Finance and Investments

This course builds on Finance 1 to provide a more advanced treatment of topics in investment theories, portfolio selection and corporate finance.

FIN 614 - International Investments and Valuation

This course uses an inter-disciplinary approach, between finance and accounting, to build knowledge of international finance, financial statement analysis and company and project valuation.

FIN 615 - Financial Decision Making

This course focuses on decision making theory and behavioral finance, and includes case applications to apply theory to topics such as agency problems, conflicts of interest, and money management. Students learn about the psychological, social, and cultural determinants of suboptimal managerial behavior and how those common “mistakes” could be avoided.

FIN 616 - Applied Corporate Finance

This course covers topics in corporate finance and business law, which include the financial and legal aspects of mergers, leasing, and financial strategy.