Determine how firms establish an optimal capital structure strategy.
Evaluate capital budgeting tools and decisions.
Measure the present value of cash flows.
Risk Management and Securities Analysis
Analyze foreign currency risk.
Assess the impacts of international risks on a firm's financial decisions.
Demonstrate the use of derivatives as an appropriate hedging mechanism.
Analyze the financial impacts of risk elements.
Identify various elements of corporate risk affecting financial decisions.
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring
Assess the effects of corporate reorganization and bankruptcy strategies.
Determine the financial outcomes of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring on the firm.
Choose among various merger and acquisition strategies.
Appraise the financial rationale for mergers and acquisitions.
Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and Corporate Financing
Critique IPO pricing in the context of dynamic financial markets.
Outline the IPO market, process, and players.
Evaluate long-term financing strategies and alternatives.
Assess efficient capital markets and their role in corporate financing decisions.
Cross-Border Investment Decisions
Summarize and synthesize the course content.
Demonstrate the integrated use of financial tools and techniques covered in the course.
Differentiate among various international investment and financing options.
Analyze unique risks associated with international investment decisions.
Critique corporate stock option plans as a tool to maximize shareholder wealth.
Distinguish among various executive compensation plans and their strengths and limitations.
Assess the degree to which agency theory applies to shareholders and management.
Evaluate how financial goals and growth are achieved in a competitive business environment.
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