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
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 4826 - Experimental Seminar: Corporate Governance
What is the objective of corporate managers? Do they only think about their own benefit? Are they concerned about their shareholders? Are corporate managers concerned about their other stakeholders like employees, customers, and people that live in towns and cities they operate in? Corporate governance addresses the above questions. The objective of the course is to provide the student with a state-of-the-art understanding of corporate governance as it relates to: Corporate board structure, Executive and board compensation, Entrepreneurship and private equity, Corporate social responsibility.
FNCE 4850 - Business Senior Seminar in Finance
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.