Finance 4335

Instructor: Prof. James R. Garven
Office: Foster 320.39
Phone: (254) 307-1317
Fall 2019 Class
Section1: Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., in Foster 203
Section 2: Tuesday and Thursday, 2-3:15 p.m., in Foster 314

This course offers an integrated approach to risk management by combining concepts, tools, and techniques from finance and related disciplines such as economics and the decision sciences. The course focuses attention on the identification, evaluation, pricing, and management of risk from personal as well as corporate perspectives. Topics covered include how to characterize and measure risk attitudes, compare and price risk, evaluate the effects that risk has on stakeholder incentives and firm value, etc.

Restrictions on Use of the Finance 4335 Course Website: Section III.C.16 of Baylor’s Honor Code Policy and Procedures stipulates that using, uploading, or downloading any online resource derived from material pertaining to a Baylor course without the written permission of the professor constitutes an act of academic dishonesty.  Since Professor Garven gives no such permission for Finance 4335 course content, this means that the use and redistribution of Finance 4335-related documents involving any source other than Professor Garven are expressly forbidden.  For more information on the use restrictions of Finance 4335 course content, see