Reader, MGT/B 265 and MGT/B 416, 25% Appointment, Winter 2017

The Graduate School of Management is accepting applications for a Reader appointment during the winter quarter of 2017. This appointment is for Professor Ayako Yasuda. 

Course Description for 265: Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation
This course examines VC finance and the related practice of Research and Development finance. The goal of the course is to apply finance tools and framework to the world of venture capital and financing of projects in high-growth industries.
Prerequisite: completion of first-year core courses

Course Description for 416: Topics in Private Equity
The course plans to focus on the finance principles related to the risk and return of the private equity (PE) industry, valuation of PE target companies, the structuring of leveraged buyouts (LBOs), and the management of portfolio companies.

TA tasks and duties include the following:

  • Occasionally answer emails from students
  • Assist with grading
  • May be asked to attend lectures (depending on qualifications) 

Additional qualifications and recommendations:
Previous enrollment in either 265 or 416. Completion of the Finance Core (205). Previous RA experience with a finance professor is recommended.  Open only to 2nd year MBA students or Econ Ph.D. students.