Dr. Lester Barenbaum, Professor
- PhD – Rutgers University, 1976
In addition to being a full-time faculty member, Dr. Barenbaum is also a managing director at Financial Research Associates, a litigation support firm that values non-traded assets such as private companies, employee stock options, and economic damages. He has been qualified as an expert and has testified in the following states: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Connecticut, Florida, Virginia and California.
Areas of expertise:
- Valuation of closely held businesses
- Valuation and analysis of employee stock options
- Determination and measurement of Economic Damages
Recent publications include:
“Interpreting the Impact of Share Based Compensation on Firm Performance,” (with Bonnie O’Rourke and Walt Schubert) Strategic Finance, December 2017
“Determining an Alimony Buyout,” (with Jeremy Smith) American Journal of Family Law, Winter 2017
“Determining Lack of Marketability Discounts: Employing an Equity Collar,” (with Walt Schubert and Kyle Garcia) Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Spring 2015
“Guideline Company Multiples and Firm Size,” (co-authored with Elizabeth Cooper and Walt Schubert) Valuation Strategies, March/April 2013
In which online MBA programs do you teach?
Which classes do you teach online?
MBA 692: Financial Performance: Control and Measurement
What do you want students to take away from your classes?
How theory and practice interact, providing leverage to the decision-making process.
What advice would you give to those considering the online MBA program?
Online programs provide an excellent educational platform for highly motivated individuals who need more flexibility than classroom programs offer.