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Donchez, Robert M Senior Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • Robert Donchez has conducted research on both corporations and sports franchise valuations. In his Capital Investment Analysis course, the fundamentals of 18 Fortune 500 companies were researched in determining fair valuations. In the role of Faculty Director of the Business of Sports Program, Robert Donchez has conducted valuation research on professional and collegiate sports entities.

Teaching

courses taught

  • BADM 4820 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019 / Summer 2020
    Variable topics in business drawing from a variety of business disciplines.
  • FNCE 3010 - Corporate Finance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Covers the theory and practices governing the management of capital in a business firm. Examines the determinants of capital requirements, methods of obtaining capital, problems of internal financial management and methods of financial analysis.
  • FNCE 4050 - Capital Investment Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Focuses on capital budgeting and investment issues. Emphasizes issues relating to cash flows, capital rationing, the investment versus financing decision, leasing, fluctuating rates of output, investment timing, capital budgeting under uncertainty and investment decisions with additional information.
  • FNCE 4850 - Business Senior Seminar in Finance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 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.
  • MBAC 6060 - Corporate Finance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Analyzes the implications of modern finance theory for the major decisions faced by corporate financial managers. Develops the basic skills necessary to apply financial concepts to the various problems faced by a firm. Includes capital budgeting, capital structure, long term financing, short term financial management, and financial planning topics.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)