Faculty & Research

Michael J. Schill

Michael J. Schill, Professor of Business Administration

  • BSc, Brigham Young University; MBA, INSEAD; PhD, University of Washington
Office: FOB 255
Phone: +1-434-924-4071
E-mail: schill@virginia.edu


Michael J. Schill is a professor in Darden’s Finance area. His research spans empirical questions in corporate finance, investments and international finance, and he has been published in such major finance journals as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Financial Economics.

Recent research investigates the post-deal returns of acquiring firms, asset-growth effects in stock returns, and gains to foreign stock exchange listing and foreign currency borrowing. He is the author of over 30 case studies and technical notes and co-authored the case textbook Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation, published by McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Schill teaches the core finance course in the full-time MBA program at Darden and the Financial Trading elective. He has also taught at the University of California-Riverside, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Melbourne. Prior to teaching, he worked as a management consultant with Marakon Associates in Stamford, CT, and London. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, an MBA from INSEAD and a PhD from the University of Washington.


Corporate Finance

MBA Courses

Financial Management and Policies
Financial Trading

Teaching Materials

“Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation,” with Robert Bruner and Ken Eades, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 7th edition, 2013.

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Classroom case studies

Available through Darden Business Publishing

Featured Video

Case Studies in Finance

In this video supplement to the textbook "Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation (Sixth Edition), authors Robert F. Bruner, Kenneth M. Eades and Michael J. Schill discuss how the topics in finance are taught effectively through the case method of instruction.