Course Descriptions and Outlines

A course description provides a summary of the material that a course covers. Course descriptions also specify prerequisites and anti-requisites. You can view a list of all the courses in the calendar or choose a subject area from the menu on the right.

Course outlines contain important information such as:

  • How you will be evaluated.
  • The class schedule.
  • The required reading list.
  • Links to instructor web sites.

Course outlines are provided by your instructor and are maintained by each academic area. Course outlines are posted on the course description pages when available.

For more information about specific courses, or to access outlines that are not posted, please contact the area responsible for your course:

  • Accounting and Financial Services Management / Finance / Business Economics
    Alicja Siek DSB-303 ext. 24630 siekal@mcmaster.ca
  • Health Policy and Management / Marketing / Strategic Management
    Nicole Moning DSB-203 ext. 24436 moningn@mcmaster.ca
  • Operations Management / Management Information Systems / MINT / Human Resources & Management
    Jeanette Hunter DSB-403 ext. 24434 jhunt@mcmaster.ca

Finance and Business Economics Courses

Code Title Subject Area
E600 Economics Finance and Business Economics
E714 Business and Economic Forecasting Finance and Business Economics
F600 Managerial Finance Finance and Business Economics
F650 Firms and Markets Finance and Business Economics
F700 Valuation for Finance Professionals Finance and Business Economics
F701 Alternative Investments and Portfolio Management Finance and Business Economics
F710 Financial Economics and Quantitative Methods Finance and Business Economics
F711 Financial Institutions Finance and Business Economics
F712 Applied Corporate Finance Finance and Business Economics
F713 Security Analysis Finance and Business Economics
F714 Options and Futures: Theory and Applications Finance and Business Economics
F715 Portfolio Theory and Management Finance and Business Economics
F716 International Financial Management Finance and Business Economics
F717 Financial Statement Analysis Finance and Business Economics
F720 Small Business/Entrepreneurial Finance Finance and Business Economics
F721 Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Control Finance and Business Economics
F722 Market Trading and Risk Management With Options Finance and Business Economics
F723 Fixed Income Analysis Finance and Business Economics
F724 Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance and Business Economics
F725 Personal Financial Management Finance and Business Economics
F726 Behavioural Finance Finance and Business Economics
F727 Working Capital Management Finance and Business Economics
F730 Pension, Retirement and Estate Planning Finance and Business Economics
F731 Insurance and Risk Management Finance and Business Economics
F732 Personal Financial Planning and Advising Finance and Business Economics
F733 Financial Risk Management Finance and Business Economics
F734 Real Estate Finance and Investment Finance and Business Economics
F735 Financial Modelling Finance and Business Economics
F736 Ethics and Professional Practice In Finance Finance and Business Economics
F737 Financial Fraud and Market Surveillance Finance and Business Economics
F738 Value Investing Finance and Business Economics
F740 Islamic Finance Finance and Business Economics
F742 Market Trading and Risk Management With Futures Finance and Business Economics
F743 Big Data in Finance Finance and Business Economics
F748 Financial Management for Biotechnology Firms Finance and Business Economics
F758 Financial Products and Services: Innovation and Market Trends Finance and Business Economics
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