Lukas Roth

Professor, Alberta School of Business - Department of Finance
Alberta School of Business Chair in Free Enterprise
Research Member, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Winter Term 2025 (1900)

FIN 201 - Introduction to Finance

3 units (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 161 or equivalent. Pre- or corequisites: MGTSC 212 or 312, ACCTG 200 or 300 or ACCTG 211 or 311. Students may not receive credit for both FIN 201 and FIN 301.

LECTURE 850 (71598)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
TR 09:00 - 10:20

FIN 445 - Sustainable Finance

3 units (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 (74759)

2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09
R 11:00 - 13:50