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Stephan Dieckmann

Deputy Vice Dean of Academic Affairs in the MBA Program Office.

Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance

Research Interests: dynamic asset pricing, fixed income markets, risk management, in particular rare event risk and credit risk, insurance economics, financial econometrics

Links: Personal Website


  • FNCE611 - Corporate Finance

    This course serves as an introduction to business finance (corporate financial management and investments) for both non-majors and majors preparing for upper-level course work. The primary objective is to provide a framework, concepts, and tools for analyzing financial decisions based on fundamental principles of modern financial theory. The approach is rigorous and analytical. Topics covered include discounted cash flow techniques; corporate capital budgeting and valuation; investment decisions under uncertainty; capital asset pricing; options; and market efficiency. The course will also analyze corporate financial policy, including capital structure, cost of capital, dividend policy, and related issues. Additional topics will differ, according to individual instructors.

    FNCE611001  ( Syllabus

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    FNCE611003  ( Syllabus

    FNCE611004  ( Syllabus

  • FNCE614 - CORPORATE FINANCE (Half CU)

    This course serves as an introduction to corporate investments for non-majors. The primary objective is to provide a framework, concepts, and tools for analyzing financial decisions based on fundamental principles of modern financial theory. The approach is rigorous and analytical. Topics covered include discounted cash flow techniques, corporate capital budgeting and valuation, investment decisions under uncertainty, and capital asset pricing. This course will not cover the following topics included in FNCE 611, the fullsemester Corporate Finance course: market efficiency, corporate financial policy (including capital structure, cost of capital, dividend policy, and related issues), and options. Format: Primarily lecture. Grading based on problem sets, one or two cases, and a final exam.

    FNCE614001  ( Syllabus

    FNCE614002  ( Syllabus

    FNCE614003  ( Syllabus

    FNCE614004  ( Syllabus