Business Strategy, Private Equity, and Corporate Law (Golkin)
T 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Gittis Hall 214
This course explores strategic, business and legal decision making in a fluid real world corporate context. Classes will cover a series of timely financial and legal subjects as well as case studies that deal with topical problems in corporate governance, investment strategy, private equity, executive compensation and potential corporate and criminal behavior. Press, public market reaction and governmental/political considerations will be integrated into the discussion. All students will be required to participate in one major team project. and several more limited projects. An equal number of graduate law and business students will participate. The instructor is a 36 year veteran of private equity and retired partner of the private equity firm KKR. He is also an attorney and CPA. No pre-requisites.
Business and Corporate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of business and corporate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of business and corporate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to business and corporate law; Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection between the world of business and finance and that of business and corporate law, and how they affect other areas of law and society.