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Techniques of Equity Compensation is designed as a skills-based two unit elective course. After completing the course, students will have the capacity to understand and evaluate the various tools and techniques available under current law and practice for applying corporate equity as a compensation and motivation vehicle for employees as well as a tax and cost effective vehicle for assisting in business succession and capital expansion. The course content will include a review of frameworks currently available under law for creating equity participation plans; hands-on exploration of equity sharing techniques as they are applied in the real world as well as insights into ‘best practices’ to maximize results; and an understanding of future trends in this important area of business management.

The course syllabus, class notes, case examples, and final exam are available for download below.