Berk A. Sensoy

Prior to joining Fisher, Sensoy was a visiting assistant professor of finance at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and an assistant professor at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His research interests include entrepreneurial finance, venture capital and private equity, and empirical corporate finance. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Empirical Corporate Finance


  • PhD, Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
  • MBA, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
  • BS, Physics, Duke University
FIN 8240 - Seminar: Empirical Corporate Finance

Covers empirical research and mythologies in areas related to capital structure, investment, financial distress and governance.

MBA 6221 - Finance I

Covers topics of time value of money, concepts of risk and return, and investment criteria.

MBA 6223 - Finance

A market-oriented framework for analyzing the major types of financial decisions made by corporations. The course covers the following topics: present value techniques, capital budgeting, asset valuation, portfolio theory, asset pricing, market efficiency, options, capital structure, financial distress, financial modeling, risk management, mergers and acquisitions and ethics.


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    Department of Finance
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    812 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210