Dr. Bhagat is a nationally recognized expert on ESG (environment/social/governance) policy, executive compensation, bank capital requirement reform, valuation of privately-held companies, valuation of publicly-held companies, and corporate governance. He has advised the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and the U.S. Department of Treasury and numerous companies on corporate governance and finance issues.
ESG, environment/social/governance policy, CSR, corporate social responsibility, income inequality, executive compensation, bank capital requirement reform, valuation of privately-held companies, valuation of publicly-held companies, corporate governance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors, U.S. Department of Treasury, corporate governance and finance
ESBM 4570 - Entrepreneurial Finance
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
Focuses on the financial concepts, issues, methods and industry practices relevant to entrepreneurial decision makers. Addresses a variety of topics including financial valuation, various sources of funds, structures and legal issues in arranging financing, the private and public venture capital markets, and preparation for, and execution of, an initial public securities offering. Provides an understanding of the segments of the capital markets specializing in start-ups and growth financing.
FNCE 4850 - Business Senior Seminar in Finance
Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Fall 2021
Develops analytical and decision making skills necessary to address real-world business finance situations. Topics include financial analysis and forecasting, capital budgeting, valuation, capital structure policy, international finance, and financial ethics. Uses a combination of lecture and cases; team and individual work.