This course is an integrative course that covers advanced strategy and finance. The course draws on multiple functional areas, theories, and skills. Our objective is to provide you with a rigorous and practical course that provides a deep understanding and familiarity with several key management areas. In strategy, we will discuss joint ventures, partnering, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic alliances. In finance, we will discuss issues concerning the evaluation of corporate financial performance and corporate valuation and financing including its applications to project financing, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital and real option analysis.