This course is designed to introduce modern financial theories, tools, and methods used for the analysis of financial problems, give students a thorough understanding of the essential concepts that need to develop and implement effective financial strategies. The course begins with a presentation of corporate finance fundamentals before progressing to discussions of specific techniques used to maximize the value of a firm. The course also explores the recent financial and economic crises and the role of finance in the business world. The course also includes the access to the same Thomson Reuters Financial database that business professionals use every day. It is packed with additional learning solutions to help the students to become the professionals in Finance.