The course in corporate finance deals with the capital structure of an organization including its funding and the actions management take to increase the value of the company. Corporate finance also includes the tools and analysis utilized to prioritize and distribute financial resources. This area of finance is dealing with the sources of funding and the capital structure of organizations and the actions that finance managers take to increase the value of the firm to the shareholders. Corporate finance is the division of an organization that deals with financial and investment decisions. This is primarily concerned with maximizing shareholder value through long-term and short-term financial planning and the implementation of various strategies. This concentration helps students to learn about different aspects of corporate finance including derivatives, financial statement analysis, fixed income, managerial accounting, real estate finance, taxes and business strategy.