Lukas Roth

Associate Professor of Finance, Alberta School of Business - Department of Finance
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Fall Term 2022 (1810)

BUEC 444 - International Study Tours

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course is a combination of on site study tours to a foreign country and academic coursework. The study tour component will normally be for a two to three week period, during which students will participate in company tours, lectures and language and cultural study to develop an appreciation for different business cultures and contexts. Upon return, students will be expected to complete a group project or case study relating to the business environment of the country under study. Prerequisites: Preference will be given to students who have completed at least one other international business course in the Faculty of Business.

LECTURE A1 (40394)

BUS 648 - MBA International Study Tour

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Combines lectures at the University of Alberta with an onsite study tour to a foreign country. The study tour component is normally for a one-to-two week period, during which students participate in company tours and lectures, to develop an appreciation for different business cultures and contexts. Students are usually expected to complete projects or case studies relating to the country under study. Check with MBA office for enrolment restrictions. Credit will not be given for both BUS 648 and any other study tour to the same destination. Students may receive credit for only two of the following three courses: BUS 648, BUEC 648, SEM 648.

LECTURE 800 (40224)

Winter Term 2023 (1820)

FIN 301 - Introduction to Finance

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1S-0)

Types of securities and basic methods of valuation. Valuation and selection of physical and intellectual assets. Operation of asset markets and market efficiency. Risk measures and risk reduction methods. Financing policy, including choices between debt and equity financing. Note: Students are expected to have basic familiarity with microcomputer applications. Prerequisite: STAT 151, SCI 151 or equivalent. Pre- or corequisite: MGTSC 312, ACCTG 300 or 311.

LECTURE 850 (42435)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 15:30 - 16:50 (TBD)

FIN 445 - Sustainable Finance

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Capital market participants around the world are increasingly focusing on ESG (environmental, social, and governance) issues to manage risks and capitalize on new opportunities. This course provides a conceptual and theoretical framework of how ESG issues affect corporations, investors, governments, NGOs, society, and other stakeholders. The goal is to critically assess the motivations and actions of the various agents regarding ESG policies as well as the resulting consequences. This course will be useful for a wide range of finance (and other) professions. Prerequisite: FIN 301.

LECTURE B01 (46530)

2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
H 11:00 - 13:50 (HC 2-26)