MBA Dual Degree Vermont Law

  • This course investigates the nature of foreign exchange markets and hedging instruments; international financial markets and the transmission of funds; balance of payments; alternative international monetary arrangements and institutions; and the respective adjustment mechanisms in response to fiscal and monetary policy changes. The course also examines how countries grow successfully and the causes of economic crisis.

  • The third module of Finance examines corporate finance issues from managerial and strategic perspectives, and extends the concepts covered in the previous two modules to cross-border settings. Topics addressed include: financial and real options; risk management; corporate valuation (domestic cross-border).

  • The second module of Finance picks up where the Fundamentals course leaves off. Topics addressed include: Portfolio theory and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM); Weighted Average Cost of Capital; capital structure theories (including agency/signaling theories and dividend policy); financial market efficiency and its implications.

  • Fundamentals of Finance will focus on the building blocks and the basic theories of Finance. Topics addressed include: Present value (and Net Present Value) concepts; the basics of stock and bond valuation (including the NPVGO model); capital budgeting (various tools of capital budgeting, and derivation of cash flows for capital budgeting); working capital management.

  • This course is an accelerated course in external financial report and managerial accounting. It includes financial statement preparation and analysis and the study of US generally accepting accounting principles as well as international accounting standards. It also includes the study of management account and decision-making, manufacturing and service industry costing and accounting and performance measurement.

  • This course covers the development and use of managerial accounting information, including both financial and non-financial performance measures, in making long- and short-run decisions. Topics include cost-profit-volume analysis, cost behavior, relevant costs, job-order and processes costing, activity based cost management and the analysis of customer profitability.

  • This course examines development prospects and
    policy in less developed and transition economies. Issues
    include trade, investment, foreign aid, international debt, technology transfer, poverty, environment, social development,and sustainable development. The roles of international and regional organizations, government policy, and domestic and foreign corporations are explored.

  • The learning program of this internship is largely supported by the sponsoring organization with some faculty involvement. Since academic credit is granted, it is required for the student to coordinate with the Faculty Advisor who facilitates the learning process throughout the internship. The student must discuss with the Faculty Advisor, regarding the academic paper (minimum 4-5 pages of a special internship topic) and the progress of the work during the internship (at least one session during the trimester).

  • In recent years, the business world has become increasingly sensitized to the presence of institutional governance and defining the culture of a corporation and its core values. Stated explicitly or not, these issues not only impact the reputation of the venture or corporation, but also its sustainability and financial bottom line.

  • As we take the first steps in a networked economy, the transformation of our ways of doing business has become profound. The World Wide Web, MP3 compression, digital interactive television, wireless communication, video streaming, podcasting, video sharing, thin computing, and social networks are redefining the ways we interact with customers and manage market(ing) relationships.

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