Jason Lunn

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance, Finance Department representative, Faculty member

Department Finance
Office Address 322 Business Building
Phone Number 814-865-1483
Email Address jjl29@psu.edu


Product Market Competition, Capital Structure, Operating Leverage, Intangible Assets


Ph D, Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2014

MBA, Corporate Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1999

Courses Taught

FIN 305W – Financial Mgmt Bus (3)
Development of advanced practices of financial management and their application to decision making in a business firm.

FIN 550 – Finan Anly and Valu (2)
Builds upon and reinforces the theoretical and institutional finance frame- works learned in introductory business finance.

FIN 305 – Financial Mgmt Bus (3)
Development of advanced practices of financial management and their application to decision making in business firm. FIN 305 Financial Management of the Business Enterprise (3) The objective of this course is to give students an understanding, and working knowledge of the major decisions faced by corporate financial managers. In general, the course will emphasize three major areas: investment and capital budgeting, financing and capital structure, dividend policy and corporate growth. A basic understanding of financial analysis and valuation will be provided. Basic corporate securities markets will be described. Determinants of securities prices, yields, and returns will be discussed. Special emphasis is placed on the role of the capital markets in financing corporate operations and investment, in facilitating corporate reorganizations and financial restructuring, and in reflecting owners wealth and evaluating the performance of corporate management. Within the general framework, a number of special topics will be covered, including mergers and acquisitions and the market for corporate control, international financial management, derivative instruments and their applications to corporate risk management. Students taking, the course should have a working knowledge of elementary statistics, and a basic understanding of accounting and financial statements.

FIN 531 – Financial Mgmt (3)
An intensive examination of techniques available to aid the financial manager in decision making.

FIN 496 – Indep Studies (1)
Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.