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New Finance Materials Spring 2024

- Wednesday, March 27, 2024

New Introduction to Finance Book

For students preparing for that first undergraduate or MBA finance course, Finance People: An Introduction to Their World and How They Think can serve as a dependable guide to the financial concepts that shape business decisions.

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Individual hard-copies of Finance People available now at Amazon 

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Darden Business Publishing has new cases and technical notes for review! These finance course materials were published and classroom-tested within the last year, and they’re already gaining popularity with students and instructors. We hope the list below will help you decide which ones to include in your upcoming finance courses. Log in to Darden Business Publishing online to download review copies, teaching notes, and spreadsheets. Let Darden Business Publishing be of further help with a complimentary course consultation—simply email us at to make an appointment.

Recently Published Popular Cases in Finance 

Topics: Fintech; Gamification; Regulation in Financial Services
“Robinhood: Welcome to the New Wall Street?” (UVA-F-2062)


Topics: Valuation; Forecasting; Communications Strategy
“Crocs, Inc., 2022: Déjà Vu All Over Again” (UVA-F-2066)

Topics: Art as Investment; Portfolio Diversification; Risk Management
“Christie’s: The Art of Lending” (UVA-F-2065)

Topics: Corporate Governance; Bank Risk Management; Bank Strategy; Banking Regulation; Basel III; Mergers & Acquisitions
“The End of Credit Suisse” (UVA-F-2064)

Topics: Venture Capital; Fundraising; Entrepreneurial Finance; Start-Up
“Convertible Notes in Early-Stage Financing” (UVA-F-2063)

Topics: Big Pharma; Drug Development; FDA; Venture Capital; Milestone Model
“Venture Capital in Biotechnology” (UVA-OM-1796)

Topics: Limited Partnerships; Leveraged Buyouts; Private Equity
“Rolling the Dice with Management Service Agreements” (UVA-F-2058)

Topics: Venture Capital; Private Equity; Interest-Rate Risk; Dodd-Frank; Stress Testing; Nonperforming Loans; Corporate Governance
“The Sudden Implosion of Silicon Valley Bank” (UVA-F-2061)

Topics: Firm Valuation; DCF; Market Multiples; Cost of Capital; Value Creation
“Shamrock Capital: Pricing the Masters of Taylor Swift” (UVA-F-2050)

Topics: Free Cash Flow; Profit; Financial Statements; Net Working Capital
“Bizzy Coffee” (UVA-F-2047)

Student-Centered Learning Seminar June 6–7, 2024

This two-day program is a high-energy, high-engagement introduction to the strategies and methods essential to creating a student-centered learning environment—the environment central to successful experiential learning and at the heart of case method teaching. View the full program outline and register here!


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